This spicy and delicious Pumpkin Pie Cake is a delightful, rich dessert for your autumn celebrations. It blends a classic pumpkin pie filling with a buttery and easy-to-make crust and topping. Thanks to Pam McMurtry for sharing this easy pumpkin pie cake recipe with us. She says, “My soldier son loves it more than traditional pumpkin pie and requests it year-round. I mix it in one bowl – no need to wash between steps.”
Start A New Fall Tradition With This Easy Pumpkin Pie Cake Recipe
Pumpkin Pie Cake Ingredients
- box of yellow cake mix
- 1 egg
- 1 cup butter, melted and cooled
- 4 eggs, slightly beaten
- 1 29 oz. can pumpkin (100% pumpkin – not the mixed filling)
- 2 cups sugar
- ½ tsp. salt
- 3 ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp. ground cloves
- ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
- 2 (12 oz.) cans evaporated milk
- 1 C. chopped pecans (optional)
How To Make Pumpkin Pie Cake:
Preheat oven to 350°.
From a box of yellow cake mix remove one cup and set aside.
Combine remaining cake mix with 1 egg, ½ cup melted butter.
Pat the cake mixture you just made into the bottom of a 9’ x 13” baking pan to use as the “crust”.
Mix together: 4 eggs, canned pumpkin, 1 ½ cups sugar, ½ tsp. salt, 2 tsp. ground cinnamon, ½ tsp. ground cloves, ½ tsp. ground nutmeg, 2 (12 oz.) cans evaporated milk.
Pour the egg mixture over the “crust”. Set aside.
Mix together and sprinkle over pumpkin filling: Reserved 1 cup of cake mix, ½ cup sugar, 1 ½ tsp. cinnamon, ½ cup butter, softened, and 1 C. chopped pecans (optional)
Bake approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes or until pumpkin is set.
Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. I hope you enjoy this easy pumpkin pie cake recipe!
Thanks again to Author Pam McMurtry for sharing this recipe with us. She also shares professional catering recipes, party plans, the history of Halloween, costumes, décor, games and fun ideas to enrich your autumn joy in her eBook, A Harvest and Halloween Handbook. You will find has a preschool-aged Mother Goose Party with favorite nursery rhymes and games to delight, not scare little ones. There are A Pumpkin Patch Carnival, Vintage Black Cat Party, progressive dinner and lots of games and activities for ‘tweens to teens. For adults and families: A Harvest Celebration, An Enchanted Evening with a glowing, bubbling punchbowl, La Toussaint and other delights. You’ll learn more about the dark secrets of Halloween and alternative celebrations to light up the nights of autumn when you read A Harvest and Halloween Handbook. Visit mcreativem.com for a 100 day Halloween countdown. A Harvest and Halloween Handbook is a valuable resource for your happy Halloween and is available for Kindle on Amazon.com (affiliate link below) and Nook and other readers on BarnesandNobles.com.
Printable Pumpkin Pie Cake Recipe