How do you make pumpkin bars with cake mix?


Quick Answer

Make pumpkin bars with cake mix by adding canned pumpkin, evaporated milk, nuts and spices to any yellow cake mix. Add a dollop of whipped cream on top with a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice.

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How do you make pumpkin bars with cake mix?
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Make pumpkin bars by mixing 1 package minus 1/2 cup of yellow cake mix with 1/4 cup of vegetable oil and 1 egg. Add 1/2 cup of chopped nuts of your choice, and press the mixture into the bottom of a baking pan. Beat together the reserved 1/2 cup of cake mix, a 16-ounce can of pumpkin, a 14-ounce can of sweetened condensed milk and 1 teaspoon of almond extract. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and pour the filling over the crust. Bake at 350 F for 50 minutes, and chill before serving.

Praline pumpkin desert calls for mixing together a 15-ounce can of pumpkin, a 12-ounce can of evaporated milk, 3 eggs, 1 cup of sugar and 4 teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice. Spoon the mixture into a baking pan, and top with 1 box of yellow cake mix, 1 1/2 cups of chopped walnuts or pecans and 3/4 cup of melted butter. Bake at 350 F for 50 to 60 minutes, and serve with whipped cream.

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