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Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Maple Frosting

This delicious and easy to make cake will serve a crowd of hungry pumpkin eaters!

Course Dessert, holiday
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12
311 kcal
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • Frosting - Shortcut: Buy a can of cream cheese frosting and add two maple syrup)
  • 1 8 oz package cream cheese at room temp
  • 1 cube butter at room temp
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped Pecans

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Combine brown sugar, pumpkin and eggs in a mixer bowl until well combined.

  3. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and pumpkin pie spice.  Mix well.

  4. Mix in melted butter.

  5. Bake for approximately 40 minutes or until center of cake springs back easily when touched.  Cool completely before frosting.

Frosting - Cheater method: buy one can of cream cheese frosting and add two tablespoons maple syrup

  1. To make your own frosting: Cream together cream cheese and butter. Add remaining ingredients.

  2. Spread onto cooled cake.  Top with chopped pecans.

Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Maple Frosting
Amount Per Serving
Calories 311 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 141mg 6%
Potassium 180mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 49g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 38g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 69.5%
Vitamin C 1.2%
Calcium 7%
Iron 8.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.