Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Luscious Four-Layer Pumpkin Cake

If you like pumpkin flavored treats, you'll love this layer cake!

Two light and fluffy pumpkin cakes are cut in half and slathered with a pumpkin cream cheese filling to make a rich and decadent four-layer cake.

The cake is topped off with toasted pecans and caramel sauce. A very delicious combination of flavors!

Cutting into the cake exposes all the creamy, pumpkin layers. Yum!

This cake is delicious, beautiful and easy to make. What are you waiting for?

Luscious Four-Layer Pumpkin Cake
Source: Kraft Foods
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin, divided
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup oil
4 eggs
1-1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, divided
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping
1/4 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans

HEAT oven to 350°F.

BEAT cake mix, 1 cup pumpkin, milk, oil, eggs and 1 tsp. spice in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round pans.

BAKE 28 to 30 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 min. Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely.

BEAT cream cheese in medium bowl with mixer until creamy. Add sugar, remaining pumpkin and spice; mix well. Gently stir in COOL WHIP. Cut each cake layer horizontally in half with serrated knife; stack on serving plate, spreading cream cheese filling between layers. (Do not frost top layer.) Drizzle with caramel topping just before serving; top with nuts. Refrigerate leftovers.


Jennifurla said...

dang woman, this is magnificent

shauna said...

The cake was absolutely divine. I dreamt about it that night too.

Bake-A-Holic said...

Jennifurla -

The cake looks really fancy, but it's so easy to make!

And yes, this cake is dream worthy!

shauna said...

Luv the new "Fall Flavors" header!

Anonymous said...

This cake almost (almost) looks too good to eat. Thanks for sharing.

Missy said...

OMGoodness! that looks AAAAAAAAAAAAMAZINGGGG!! I must make this too!

THank you for sharing!

Bake-A-Holic said...

burntapple- Everyone that tried this cake really enjoyed it!

Missy- You'll be glad you made this. It's a great fall dessert.

Cassie/Bake Your Day said...

Pumpkin cake, yes please. This sounds divine!


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