Pumpkin Better Than Sex Cake

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1 box yellow cake mix
1 can(s) (15 oz.) pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie mix)
1 can(s) (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk (fat free is ok)
1 8 oz. tub cool whip
1/2 bag(s) heath bits
caramel sundae sauce

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Kathleen Riemer Recipe
Lightly Salted
Kenosha, WI (pop. 99,218)
Member Since Jul 2013
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In a large bowl, mix together the cake mix and pumpkin puree until a smooth batter forms.
Pour batter into a greased 9×13 baking dish, and bake at 350º, according to the directions on the cake mix box (approx 23-28 mins).
Remove cake from oven and let cool for about 10 minutes after baking.
Using the end of a wooden spoon to poke holes all over the top of the cake.
Pour the sweetened condensed milk over the cake. This should fill in the holes and soak into the cake.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Remove cake from refrigerator and spread cool whip over top of cake. Sprinkle on the heath bits, and drizzle caramel over top. (note: if you want it less sweet you can use less of the jar)
Refrigerate for 3-4 hours, or overnight

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user sherry bent sbent - Sep 22, 2013
Is the batter suppose to be on the thick side? I used canned pumpkin. Not filling. My batter was thick so I added an egg. In oven now. Will post results.
user sherri gage KitchenCabinet - Sep 25, 2013
Do you add the eggs and water, oil cake mix calls for????? We need more directions please!!!!
user sherry bent sbent - Sep 26, 2013
I don't think so. I made this Sunday. It turned out wonderful. My 19 year old even enjoyed it. I just used the cake mix and the pumpkin. It was a little thick so I added an egg. I think the pumpkin in the Libby can was thicker than normal. I used crushed pecans on top instead of the Heath bits. The cake was gone by the following evening.
user sherri gage KitchenCabinet - Sep 26, 2013
Thanks, I was a little confused! My daughter is a "pumpkin" freak, so I'm always on the "hunt" for different recipes to surprise her with! I will be making this soon! Thanks again for your helpful response!!!:):):)
user sherry bent sbent - Sep 26, 2013
No problem. Glad to help. I was confused too. I took a chance.

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