Donata Natalino Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Cake with Maple Frosting

By Donata Natalino deeleareus


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings

Donata's Story

I can't take the credit for this recipe for I found it on a food manufactures website but tweaked it a little. It's easy and tastes like fall. I also love this recipe because it's so versatile. Add coconut & raisins to the cake and omit the maple syrup from the frosting.

Ingredients

1 box
spice cake mix (carrot cake mix can be substituted)
1 c
canned pumpkin
3
whole eggs
1 c
water
1/3 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped
1 pkg
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1
8 oz tub of whipped topping, thawed
1 Tbsp
maple syrup

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour (I use Baker's Joy spray instead) a 9x13 pan.
2
Mix 1st 5 ingredients and mix on low speed 2 minutes with an electric mixer. Stir in chopped walnuts.
3
Pour batter in prepared cake pan.
4
Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
5
While cake is baking cream together cream cheese and brown sugar until fluffy, add maple syrup and mix well. Stir in whipped topping.
6
Let cake cool completely, frost and refrigerate until chilled. Keep stored covered in refridge.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy