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


  • 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


  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*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 141mg6%
Potassium 180mg5%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 38g42%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 3475IU70%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.