Marieann Johansen Recipe

Pumpkin-Spice Dump Cake

By Marieann Johansen blstranger

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Marieann's Story

This is a tiny bit more work then the regular dump cake, but well worth the effort.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Who wants some holiday comfort food? Me! Me! And this fits the bill to a tee! Sweet, nutty and amazingly moist, this recipe is ideal for your holiday table, bake sale or potluck.


1 can(s)
15oz. pumpkin
1 can(s)
12 oz. evaporated milk
1 c
5 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp
1 pkg
18.25 oz. spice cake mix or yellow cake mix
1/2 c
butter (melted)
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1 c
nuts any type (chopped) i use almonds

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease and Flour a 9x 13 pan.
In a large bowl whisk, pumpkin, milk, eggs, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Gently mix 1/2 of the cake mix into the pumpkin mixture. Pour the pumpkin mixture into the 9x13 pan.
Sprinkle the remaining cake mix and chopped nuts over the top[ of the pumpkin mixture. Then drizzle the melted butter over the top of the entire cake batter.
Bake in a 350F oven for 55 minutes. Check for nicely browned edges.
Cool a bit before serving, or serve completely cooled. Serve from the baking pan.
A scoop of ice cream with this is great.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #almonds, #pumpkin

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    Linda Scharek mrssharky - Aug 22, 2010
    I have a couple of recipes for dump cakes, but this is a new one, I'll try it. They are so easy and good! Thanks
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    Marieann Johansen blstranger - Aug 25, 2010
    This is actually my favorite Fall Cake to make. It's so easy to make for a Halloween, or Thanksgiving Dish.
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    Sherlyn Fischer samiam61 - Sep 8, 2010
    This sounds SO good! I'm ready for fall, and ready for this yummy sounding cake!
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    Vivian Queen-Chase MsVivian - Sep 10, 2010
    I've never made a dump cake. This one sounds Yummmy. Already saved.
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    Victoria Costa Cookinismypassion - Sep 12, 2010
    I have made a cake like this every year for the past 20 years. My mom made it and I almost ate the whole thing!:) So the next step was to get the recipe and start making it for my friends...I highly recommend this cake....make it...its easy and delicious. Thanks for putting it out there.
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