Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

1
Beth Pierce

By
@smalltownwoman

This scrumptious moist Pumpkin Cake has a lightly sweetened thin layer of cream cheese and a luscious crumb topping. Pumpkin pie spice takes this cake over the top with the best that fall has to offer.

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Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CRUMB TOPPING

  • 6 Tbsp
    butter slightly softened
  • 1/3 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    rolled oats
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • CAKE

  • 1 3/4 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 c
    butter (1 stick)
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 3
    large eggs
  • 1 c
    pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 c
    applesauce
  • CREAM CHEESE FILLING

  • 12 oz
    cream cheese (1 1/2 box)
  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 1
    large egg
  • 3/4 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray 9 x 13 baking dish with nonstick baking spray.
  2. In medium bowl combine 6 tablespoons butter, 1/3 cup flour, brown sugar, rolled oats and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Using pastry knife cut in butter until crumbly. Set aside.
  3. In medium bowl whisk together 1 3/4 cups flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and pumpkin pie spice.
  4. In stand mixer with paddle attachment cream 1/2 cup butter with 1 1/2 cups sugar. Turn mixer to stir. Add 3 eggs; 1 at a time mixing after each just until blended. Add pumpkin puree and applesauce and mix just until incorporated. Add flour mixture (not crumb mixture made in step 1) in three parts mixing just until incorporated.
  5. In medium bowl with hand mixer beat cream cheese and 1/3 cup sugar until smooth and creamy. Add 1 egg and vanilla and mix just until incorporated.
  6. Spread half of the pumpkin cake mixture in the pan. Carefully spread the cream cheese mixture over the cake mixture. Now add the rest of the cake mixture spreading carefully with a spatula. Some may bleed through. Do not overwork or it the cream cheese mixture will be absorbed by the pumpkin mixture.
  7. Sprinkle with the crumb topping and bake for 50 minutes or until set. Allow to cool 20 minutes before cutting.

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