Pumpkin Pecan Dessert

Pumpkin Pecan Dessert Recipe

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Debra Riermaier


I make this dessert every year for Christmas at my family and friends request. I like it better than pumpkin pie!

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2 can(s)
15 oz. each solid pack pumpkin
1 can(s)
12 oz. evaporated milk
3/4 c
granulated sugar
1 tsp
1 pkg
yellow cake mix (i use betty crocker's new gluten free)
1 c
butter melted
2 c
chopped pecans


1 8 oz pkg
softened cream cheese
1 c
confectioners' sugar
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1- 12oz-
whipped topping, thawed

How to Make Pumpkin Pecan Dessert


  • 1Line a 13x9 pan with waxed or parchment paper and spray with cooking spray.
  • 2In a mixing bowl combine pumpkin, milk and sugar.
  • 3Beat in eggs and vanilla
  • 4Pour into the pan that you have prepared for baking
  • 5Sprinkle your dry cake mix evenly over top of wet ingredients in baking pan.
  • 6Drizzle melted butter over top of dry cake mix
  • 7Sprinkle pecans on top
  • 8Bake at 350 degrees for one hour or until golden brown
  • 9Cool COMPLETELY in the baking pan on a wire rack.
  • 10once completely cooled carefully invert on the serving plate that you plan to serve on.
  • 11carefully remove waxed or parchment paper and set pan aside while you prepare frosting
  • 12In a mixing bowl beat confectioners' sugar, cream cheese and vanilla until mixed and smooth
  • 13carefully fold in mixed topping being careful to not over mix
  • 14Frost dessert and store in refrigerator

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About Pumpkin Pecan Dessert

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Wheat Free