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An autumn favorite, pumpkin cake is a festive dessert and a great alternative to pumpkin pie. Use fresh pumpkin in season or canned pumpkin anytime for a dessert that tastes like Grandma's house!

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By natstew627

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (22 Votes)
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Servings 10
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 75

  • FILLING:
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened, cubed
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • CAKE:
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground all spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup (2-ounces) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pure pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • GLAZE:
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons milk, plus more as needed

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  • DOUGHNUTS:
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups 1 1/2 cups pumpkin purée (canned pumpkin)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice, or 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon plus heaping 1/4 teaspoon each ground nutmeg and ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cups 1 3/4 cups + 2 tablespoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour*
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  • COATING:
  • 3 tablespoons 3 tablespoons cinnamon-sugar
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  • 1 (15.25-ounce) box spice cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree
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  • 1/2 stick butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
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  • 1 yellow cake mix
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
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  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2/3 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
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  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (15-ounce) can solid-pack pumpkin
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  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups pumpkin
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  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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  • 3 cups Eagle Mills® All-Purpose Unbleached Flour with Ultragrain®
  • 4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup Parkay® Original-stick, softened, 2 sticks
  • 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
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  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • PUMPKIN SPICE BLONDIES:
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for the pan
  • 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 2 teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
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  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 (15-ounces) can unsweetened pumpkin purée
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  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
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  • 1/3 cup dark corn syrup
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  • 3/4 cup pecans, chopped
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  • MUFFIN:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 heaping cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins, optional
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoons nutmeg
  • FROSTING (Optional. I used a sprinkling of powdered sugar only):
  • 1/4 cups softened butter
  • 4 ounces, weight cream cheese
  • 1/2 pounds powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
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  • 1 box of yellow cake mix PLUS ingredients needed to make (eggs, water, oil)
  • 1 can Pumpkin Puree, 15 ounces
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3 eggs
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