Recipe: Paleo Pumpkin Pecan Cake

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Ingredients :
1 tbsp pure vanilla
1/2 cup melted coconut oil
6 eggs
1/2 cup coconut flour
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup pumpkin purée
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
6 pitted medjool dates
1/4 tsp baking soda

Directions:
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a medium sized mixing bowl  eggs, vanilla, pumpkin puree, salt, baking soda, and pumpkin pie spice. Blend with a hand mixer until smooth.

3. Add coconut flour to batter, and continue to blend.

4. In a small bowl, add pitted medjool dates, cover with 1 tablespoon of water and heat in the microwave for 30 seconds. Mash the dates witha fork, add another tablespoon of water, and mash again.

5. Add date mixture and melted coconut oil to the mixing bowl, and blend until smooth.

6. Stir in the chopped pecans.

7. Pour into greased 8×8 pan. Bake  at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

8. Enjoy!

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