• Spicy Pumpkin Cake with Chocolate Chunks

Spicy Pumpkin Cake with Chocolate Chunks

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Pumpkin, chocolate and spices unite to turn a boxed cake mix into a thing of beauty.

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  • Heat oven to 350°F. Prepare cake mix as directed on package, reducing water to 1/2 cup and increasing oil to 1/2 cup. Add half of the cream cheese, the pumpkin, cinnamon and ginger. Beat on medium speed until well blended. Stir in chopped chocolate. Pour into greased 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-inch tube pan
  • Bake 40 to 45 min. or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 10 min. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack.
  • Mix remaining cream cheese, whipped topping and sugar until well blended. Spread on top of cooled cake. Cut into 16 slices to serve.


Substitute yellow cake mix for the spice mix for a less spicy version.


Sweets can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.


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Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16
Calories 340
% Daily Value
Total fat 21g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 200mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 22g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • rolanaj |

    Everyone loved this. It is definitely rich though so you won't want to eat a lot at one time.

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  • SharonGD |

    Delicious and super easy to make. I used choc chips instead of chunks (what I had on hand).