What Is a Recipe for Pumpkin Spice Cake?


A recipe for pumpkin spice cake uses pumpkin puree, flour, butter, eggs, sugar and seasonings. Other recipes may only use a pumpkin pie filling or flavored pudding.

Pumpkin Spice Cake

The fall season means eating plenty of holiday treats like pumpkin spice cake. This recipe makes a delicious, moist cake that is ideally paired with a honey frosting.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Ready In: 150 minutes


  • 15 ounce canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  1. Mix the dry ingredients
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix the flour, baking soda, salt and pumpkin pie spice together in a bowl.

  3. Mix the wet ingredients
  4. Whisk the eggs, sugar, butter and pumpkin puree in another large bowl until well combined. Add the dry mixed ingredients into the wet mixed ingredients. Mix gently until the mixture is well-combined with no lumps.

  5. Bake and cool
  6. Butter a 9-inch square cake pan. Pour the cake mixture into the pan and place into the oven. Bake in the oven for about 50 minutes. When it is done, a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake will come out mostly clean. Allow the cake to cool before icing or eating.