Chocolate-pumpkin layer cake.

Chocolate-pumpkin Layer Cake. Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

sherry monfils


OH! wait 'till you try this sinful dessert!! So moist, soooo delicious. I try to not eat so many sweets, but when it comes to cheesecake or chocolate and pumpkin, I can't resist!


★★★★★ 1 vote

25 Min
35 Min


Add to Grocery List

sticks unsalted butter, softened
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1-1/2 c
3 large
1-1/2 c
canned pumpkin puree
1 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 c
chopped pecans
2-1/2 c
powdered sugar
10 oz
unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
1 tsp

How to Make Chocolate-pumpkin layer cake.


  • 1Heat oven to 350. Line two 9" cake pans w/ parchment paper. In lg bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, using mixer, cream 8 tbsp butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs. Wisk in pumpkin. It may look curdled, that's normal. Beat in flour mix, 1/2 of mix at a time until smooth. Fold in chocolate chips and nuts. Pour evenly into pans. Place pans in middle of the oven. Bake 35 min, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool. Invert cake onto lg serving plate. Peel the parchment paper off the cake. In lg bowl, blend remaining butter, powdered sugar until smooth. Beat in chocolate and vanilla until smooth. Ice top of cake first. Place 2nd layer of cake on top of 1st layer of cake. Ice the top and sides of cake.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chocolate-pumpkin layer cake.

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Mmm, there’s just something magical about a tasty chocolate cupcake that just makes our mouths water. We searched high and low on Pinterest for some seriously awesome chocolate cupcake recipes...

17 Easy Bundt Pan Recipes

17 Easy Bundt Pan Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

From breakfast to dinner to dessert, there’s a delicious bundt pan recipe for you! We promise, there’s nothing bundt yummy recipes for you below. Great Grandma's Best Banana Bread “One...

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...