Spiced Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Christina Nemeth

By
@iwuzborn2bake

I have had this recipe for years. It is one of my favorite recipes for the Fall. When I was 18, I won my first baking contest with this recipe.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
9-12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

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4
eggs
2 c
fresh or canned pumpkin puree (i prefer to use fresh puree)
1 c
white sugar
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
vegetable oil
2 c
all-purpose unbleached flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ginger
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
salt
3 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
butter, softened
1 tsp
vanilla
2 c
confectioners' sugar

How to Make Spiced Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2Grease a 13 x 9 rectangle cake pan.
  • 3Beat eggs in a large mixing bowl. Add pumpkin, sugars and oil. Beat well.
  • 4Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt. Add to pumpkin mixture. Beat until well blended.
  • 5Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  • 6To make the Cream Cheese Frosting: Combine cream cheese, butter, vanilla and confectioners' sugar in a small bowl. Beat until light and fluffy.
  • 7Frost cake and enjoy! Hint: You don't have to, but I usually keep the cake refrigerated to keep it moist.

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