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Crunchy-Topped Spice Cake Recipe

"The recipe for this delicious spice cake originally called for cooking and mashing a pumpkin and making the cake from scratch," writes Laurine Lockwood of McGregor, Minnesota. "With my large family, I don't have time for all of that. I much prefer this easy version!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:12-15 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1 package spice cake mix (regular size)
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped walnuts, divided
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the eggs, butter and pumpkin. Add cake mix; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in 3/4 cups walnuts. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with butterscotch chips and remaining nuts.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 12-15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 387 calories, 23 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 351 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.