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  • 3 - eggs
  • 1 cans - pumpkin, 29 oz.
  • 3/4 cups - sugar
  • 3/4 cups - coconut oil or canola or vegetable oil
  • 2 cups - flour
  • 2 teaspoons - baking powder
  • 1 teaspoons - baking soda
  • 1 teaspoons - salt
  • 1 teaspoons - cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoons - ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoons - ground nutmeg
  • Icing
  • 1 packages - cream cheese
  • 1 cups - butter or margarine
  • 2 teaspoons - vanilla
  • 4 cups - powdered sugar
  • Directions:

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

    2. In a medium bowl, mix the eggs, sugar, oil, and pumpkin with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and salt. Stir into the pumpkin mixture until thoroughly combined.

    3. Spread the batter evenly into a greased 9 x 13-inch pan. Bake for about 30 minutes in preheated oven, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool before frosting.

    4. To make the frosting, cream together the cream cheese and butter. Stir in vanilla. Add powdered sugar a little at a time, beating until mixture is smooth. Spread evenly on top of the cooled bars.

    (Best when refrigerated for a while before serving; store any leftovers in refrigerator).

    Cut into squares and serve!

    Brief Description

    Pumpkin spice cake topped with cream cheese icing.

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    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 30 min
    Cook Time: 30 min

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    Posted On:

    November 16, 2015

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    1. Kristi F says:

      This is one the tastiest types of cakes there is. Perfect for this time of year.

    2. ANN*H says:

      We like pumpkin almost everything pumpkin and with the favorite frosting – cream cheese. Love the pumpkin rolls the best.

      • MC says:

        I have to agree that there is something absolutely wonderful about pumpkin rolls (maybe the amount of frosting to pumpkin cake?), but this one is delicious, too. Have a wonderful holiday!

    3. Wendy Clark says:

      The cream cheese frosting on pumpkin anything is the best!

    4. Adriane says:

      It looks so dense and creamy!

    5. Kara Vaughan Marks says:

      This looks yummy–thanks for the recipe.

    6. sheila ressel says:

      This sounds yummy! Great alternative to pumpkin pie.

    7. Kelly Kimmell says:

      This looks delicious, thanks for sharing the recipe.

    8. MD Kennedy says:

      Yes, I am going to make this. Maybe add some cranberries or raisins. So easy-peasy looking!

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