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What is an easy pumpkin cake recipe?

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An easy pumpkin cake recipe is Taste of Home's no-fuss pumpkin cake. It only calls for pumpkin puree, boxed cake mix, eggs, sugar and vegetable oil along with vanilla icing and cream cheese for frosting.

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What is an easy pumpkin cake recipe?
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Start making easy pumpkin cake mixing 1 package of yellow cake mix with one 15-ounce can of solid-pack pumpkin, 3 eggs, 1/3 cup of sugar and 1/3 cup of vegetable oil. Season the batter with 1 tablespoon of pumpkin pie spice. Pour the cake batter into a baking pan, and cook at 350 F for 25 to 35 minutes. As the cake bakes, whip together a 16-ounce can of vanilla frosting and a 3-ounce package of softened cream cheese. Frost the cake after it cools.

Another easy recipe is frosted pumpkin cake that requires you to first mix together 10 ounces of flour, 2 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder, 2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. In a separate bowl beat 1/4 cup of softened butter, 1 cup of packed brown sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Beat in the 2 eggs one at a time and a 15-ounce can of pumpkin puree. Carefully stir in the flour mixture, and pour into a baking pan. Bake at 350 F for 25 minutes.

Meanwhile, prepare the frosting by whipping together 2 tablespoons of softened butter, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract, 2 cups of sifted powdered sugar and a 8-ounce package of cream cheese. Frost the cake once it cools.

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