The Great Pumpkin Cake

150 24 servings, 1 piece (61 g) each
No referer *
Recipe By
4.7
(75) 68 Reviews
Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
2
hr.
30
min.
Servings

24 servings, 1 piece (61 g) each

Turn a plain fluted tube cake into a fun pumpkin shape for Halloween.

Read MoreRead Less

What You Need

Sale Whale Button ?
Select All
Add To Shopping List

Make It

Tap or click steps to mark as complete

  • Prepare cake batter and bake in 12-cup fluted tube pan as directed on package. Cool in pan 10 min. Invert cake onto wire rack; remove pan. Cool cake completely.
  • Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and butter in bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually add sugar, mixing well after each addition. Remove 1/2 cup of the cream cheese frosting; place in small bowl. Stir in green food colouring until well blended. Spread half the green frosting onto outside of ice cream cone; set aside. Reserve remaining green frosting for later use.
  • Add red and yellow food colourings to remaining white frosting to tint it orange. Spread onto cake. Invert ice cream cone in hole in top of cake for the pumpkin's stem. Pipe the reserved green frosting in vertical lines down side of cake.

Fun Idea

Place black gumdrops on sheet of waxed paper sprinkled with additional sugar. Use a rolling pin to thinly flatten each gumdrop, turning frequently to coat both sides with sugar. Cut into desired shapes with a sharp knife. Use to decorate frosted cake to resemble a jack-o'-lantern.

Servings

  • 24 servings, 1 piece (61 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 1 piece (61 g) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 250
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 200mg
Carbohydrate 37g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 29g
Protein 2g
   
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 2 %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.

Ratings & Reviews

Rate this Recipe

Leave a Review

  • Gingerbread33 |

    the cake was fun to make and was a huge success!!!...brought it to work and everyone LOVED IT!!!

  • lauraavila |

    This cake turned out amazing, it was for my daughters 1st birthday in fall and everyone thought it was so sweet!!!

  • Peakfreans |

    This is a good cake, easy to make and looks like a pumpkin! The family really enjoyed it, and I love the fact it was so simple to make

K:43130v0ec:87640

>
AdChoices