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pumpkin spice cake with maple frosting

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Donata Natalino
Phoenix, AZ

I can't take the credit for this recipe for I found it on a food manufactures website but tweaked it a little. It's easy and tastes like fall. I also love this recipe because it's so versatile. Add coconut & raisins to the cake and omit the maple syrup from the frosting.

(2 ratings)

Ingredients For pumpkin spice cake with maple frosting

  • 1 box
    spice cake mix (carrot cake mix can be substituted)
  • 1 c
    canned pumpkin
  • 3
    whole eggs
  • 1 c
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts, chopped
  • 1 pkg
    8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1
    8 oz tub of whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 Tbsp
    maple syrup

How To Make pumpkin spice cake with maple frosting

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour (I use Baker's Joy spray instead) a 9x13 pan.
  • 2
    Mix 1st 5 ingredients and mix on low speed 2 minutes with an electric mixer. Stir in chopped walnuts.
  • 3
    Pour batter in prepared cake pan.
  • 4
    Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  • 5
    While cake is baking cream together cream cheese and brown sugar until fluffy, add maple syrup and mix well. Stir in whipped topping.
  • 6
    Let cake cool completely, frost and refrigerate until chilled. Keep stored covered in refridge.

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