White House Pumpkin Cake

White House Pumpkin Cake
#309 Pumpkin Cake

This cake is requested every Autumn at the White House when the Holidays approach.

3 lbs., Serves 16.

Keywords: ::50, ::pumpkin, ::thanks
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  • Details


    The White House Pumpkin Cake is baked with seasonal spices that bring back warm memories of Holidays past. The dessert is very moist and comes with a 1/2 pint of rich, cream cheese icing so you can decorate it to your personal taste. The ingredients are thoughtfully selected, using canola oil instead of butter. White House Pumpkin Cake is available year round. It's easy to slice and serve, and it holds up well when refrigerated between meals.

    A special dessert enjoyed by Presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, and Bush.  Everyone in the White House looks forward to it, year after year, and it's sought out on buffets by First Families and staff alike.

    U.S. Delivery Only.

    This cake is delivered to your doorstep and specially packed to keep the freshness intact so you can savor the real taste of southern style pies.

    Chef Roland Mesnier, Executive Pastry Chef, The White House 1979-2005 - Dessert University Recipe Book. This recipe book includes recipes similar to the White House Pumpkin Cake.



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  • Shipping Options


    Shipping available only to street addresses in the 48 continental United States. We cannot ship this item to P.O. Boxes.



    Shipping Method Cost

    USA 5-7 BUSINESS DAY EXP. $13.00

    USA 7-14 BUSINESS DAY STD. $6.45

    USA PAL $6.45
  • About Chef Mesnier

    roland_mesnier.gifMr. Roland Mesnier
    White House Executive Pastry

    Roland Mesnier

    Roland Mesnier was first hired by First Lady Rosalyn Carter in 1979, and served as White House Pastry Chef under Presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

    Chef Mesneir has been responsible for creating thousands of elegant, delicious confections and dazzling desserts for hundreds of state dinners and First Family occasions.

    He developed the first professional pastry program in the Washington, D.C. area, at L'Academie de Cuisine, in Bethesda, Maryland. Chef Mesnier is also the honorary president of the World Cup of Pastry, and every year L'Academie de Cuisine awards a scholarship in his name.

    Introducing Chef Mesnier's New Book, Dessert University

    Roland Mesnier shares his expertise in his new book, Dessert University. This beautifully illustrated volume features more than 300 spectacular recipes and essential lessons with home cooks. His book is a complete course in making the full spectrum of spectacular desserts, from breakfast pastries, cookies and pies to fresh-fruit desserts, frozen confections, and cakes. Chef Mesnier walks you through each step, pointing out common mistakes and offering insights on techniques gained from his years as White House Executive Pastry Chef.

    Your Satisfaction Is Guaranteed


    We guarantee each and every one of our Presidential Pastries to be the best you or your friend have bought, baked, or eaten - or we will promptly replace it or refund your purchase price.

    Collector Tin Guarantees Freshness


    Every Presidential Pastries dessert is shipped in a beautiful Air Force Blue collector tin. It's handy and reusable. The tin is practical for storing your Presidential Pastries as you, or your gift recipients, enjoy them. When you're finished with your Presidential Pastry dessert, the tin is perfect to use for storing food or other items in your household.

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  • FAQ


    Do the Bundt cakes come glazed?

    No, the icing is in a plastic container in the center and may be heated and poured over cake.


    How do you put the icing on the Bundt Cakes that have icing in the plastic tubs?

    You can place tub of icing in a pan of water and warm on low for ten minutes, or place in the microwave on high for twenty seconds and then pour over cake.


    Can I get one of the cakes made sugar free?

    No, we are not able to make special orders




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