Pumpkin Spice Cake
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Pumpkin Spice Cake

Pumpkin spice cake recipe.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 280kcal
Author I Heart Eating

Ingredients

Cake

  • 15 ounce package spice cake mix
  • 1 ¼ cups pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 16 ounces cream cheese regular or 1/3 less fat, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup butter at room temperature
  • 3-3 1/2 cups powdered sugar sifted, plus additional if needed
  • 1-3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350⁰F.  Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Combine all cake ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  • Blend with an electric mixer on low speed for 1 minute.
  • Scrape down the sides of the bowl, increase the speed to medium and beat for 2 minutes more, scraping down the sides as needed.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan, smoothing the top with a spatula.
  • Bake the cake until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean, about 25-35 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and place the pan on a wire rack to cool for 20 minutes.
  • When completely cool, frost with cream cheese frosting.
  • To make cream cheese frosting, beat together cream cheese and butter until well-combined.
  • Add in the powdered sugar one cup at a time, and beat on low for 30 seconds after each addition.
  • Increase speed to medium and beat for 1-2 minutes or until combined well, scraping down the sides as needed.
  • Add enough milk to make a spreadable consistency, and then stir in vanilla.
  • Spread frosting onto cooled cake.
  • Refrigerate leftover cake.

Notes

*Nutrition values are estimates. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 277mg | Potassium: 169mg | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 2615IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1.4mg