Pumpkin Cake II

Pumpkin Cake II

177 Reviews 21 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    45 m
  • Ready In

    1 h
Recipe by  BLINKERS88

“A simple dessert using pumpkin and yellow cake mix. Watch out, pumpkin pie!!!”

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Original recipe yields 1 - 9x13 inch cake



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking pan, or two 9 inch cake pans.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the yellow cake mix, sugar, vegetable oil, pumpkin, water, cinnamon and eggs. Beat until well blended. Transfer to the baking dish or cake pans.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven 45 minutes.

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As with the other's who reviewed this cake I made some alterations following their lead. I reduced the sugar to 2/3 cup; used a 15 oz can of pumpkin and added 1/2 tsp. of Nutmeg. I baked mine in a bundt cake pan for approx 45 minutes. I then made a glaze using 1 oz of cream cheese, 1/2 stick butter, 2 cups powdered sugar and milk; spooned it over the top and let it slide down the sides. I made it for Boss's Day and everyone is going crazy over it and how moist it is. I will be making this again and again! Thanks!!



I decreased the sugar to 1/2 cup and used a whole can of pumpkin like others suggested. I also used 2 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp nutmeg, and 1/2 tsp cloves, for great results! I baked it in a bundt pan and it probably baked for 45 minutes, then I made a glaze of powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk. My co-workers raved about it, and my students devoured the rest!



This cake was superb. It was moist, tender, light, rose high in the pan, and kept well. No frosting is needed. However, for more spicyness, I added 1 extra tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. ground ginger, and 1/2 tsp. ground cloves (pumpkin pie spices). A great all-around spice cake. Thanks!

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Amount Per Serving (18 total)

  • Calories
  • 231 cal
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 10.6 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs
  • 32 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 48 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 205 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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