Pumpkin Pecan Cake

Pumpkin Pecan Cake Recipe

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Marian Arbour


This is a good cake to make for Thanksgiving or for a Birthday.


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14 slices
15 Min
35 Min


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  • 2 c
    vanilla wafers crushed {about 50}
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 3/4 c
    butter softened
  • ·
  • 1 box
    spice cake mix
  • 1 can(s)
    solid packed pumpkin[16 ounce}
  • 1/4 c
    butter softened
  • 4
  • ·
  • 2/3 c
    butter softened
  • 1 pkg
    4 ounce cream cheese
  • 3 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    caramel ice cream topping

How to Make Pumpkin Pecan Cake


  1. In a mixing bowl at medium speed beat the wafers, pecans and butter until crumbly, press into three greased and floured cake pans.
  2. In another mixing bowl beat cake mix, pumpkin, eggs and butter for 4 minutes til well combined. Spread even amounts into prepared pans, Bake at 350F for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean cool in pans 10 minutes,,remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  3. For the filling combine butter and cream cheese add sugar and vanilla, beat on medium until light and fluffy about 3 or 4 minutes. thinly spread between cake layers {crumb side down} spread on the top and sides. Spread caramel on top of cake and let some drip down the sides. store in the refrigerator.

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About Pumpkin Pecan Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Canadian

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