Recipe.  You Won't Want to Miss This!

Recipe. You Won't Want to Miss This!

Pumpkin Cake Squares

Holidays are so much based on traditions, but personally, my family was not really known for its Thanksgiving recipes. We typically did a hearty pasta dish, followed by a turkey soup, made with tiny meatballs, and finally the American turkey feast, which I was never crazy about. I was never a big fan of pumpkin pie either, so my mom found a pumpkin cake recipe from Woman’s Day magazine that she would make for me and I have made on Thanksgiving ever since because it’s delicious and easy!

1 cup sugar

2 large eggs

1 cup Canned Pure Pumpkin

½ cup canola or vegetable oil

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. baking soda

½ tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. salt


¾ cup confectioners sugar

¼ cup cream cheese

2 tbsp. butter, softened

½ tsp. vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9” square pan

In a mixing bowl, beat sugar and eggs on medium speed for 2 minutes. Beat in the pumpkin and oil. Add flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; beat for 1 minute.

Pour batter into the prepared pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.

Prepare frosting. Mix at a low speed for 2 minutes – confectioners sugar, cream cheese, butter, and vanilla. Frost cake when cooled.

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