This pumpkin cake recipe will quickly become a favorite for your entire family during the pumpkin-rich fall months. I love simple yet delicious recipes, and this one is a perfect choice. I’ve even included a basic cream cheese frosting recipe that you will easily be able to whip up and add to this cake.
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Budget-Friendly and Easy to Make
With such few ingredients, this is a great budget-friendly and simple pumpkin cake recipe that you can make in no time. The recipe calls for pumpkin puree, so make sure you get 100% pure pumpkin puree and not pumpkin pie filling. You can also make your own homemade pumpkin puree by boiling and mashing cubed pumpkin.
Mix together this great and easy pumpkin cake recipe and enjoy it fresh from the oven with the cream cheese frosting. It’s a great choice paired with my copycat caramel macchiato recipe or a favorite cup of coffee or tea.
Delicious Fall Dessert
Pumpkin cake is a great choice for a simple fall dessert or a great alternative on Thanksgiving day for your dessert table. If you are daring, you can even cook this delicious pumpkin cake in a jelly roll pan. Spread the cream cheese frosting on it and turn it into a pumpkin roll!
Pumpkin Cake Recipe With Cream Cheese Frosting
- 15 oz. can of Pumpkin Puree
- 1 C Brown Sugar
- 1 C Sugar
- 3 Eggs
- 1 C Melted Butter
- 2 C Flour
- 2 tsp Baking Soda
- 1 tsp Cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
- 1 tsp Salt
Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients
- 1 8 oz Package Cream Cheese, softened
- 4 Cups Powdered Sugar
- 1/2 Stick Butter, softened
- Preheat Oven to 350 Degrees.
- Combine pumpkin, sugar, butter, eggs. Once mixed, add remaining ingredients.
- Bake in greased 9x13 pan for 40 minutes.
- While pumpkin sheet cake is baking, blend cream cheese and butter with electric mixer. Slowly add in powdered sugar until well-incorporated.
- Allow pumpkin cake to cool some before frosting.
- Top with cream cheese frosting and dash of cinnamon.
To freeze, I simply bake and frost as directed in one of those throw away metal pans with a lid. After the cake has cooled and been iced, cover it with the included lid and freeze. If it's going to be longer than a few days I will place a layer of saran wrap or aluminium foil over the cake before attaching the lid. Simply take out of the freezer and it's best to let it come to temperature in the fridge.