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Pumpkin Spice Cake with Maple Glaze

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Makes

12 servings

Serve up some fun with this delicious cake that’s yummy any time of the year, but especially nice during the holiday season. No one will guess that cake mix simplifies the recipe. The traditional pumpkin and spices plus the delectable maple glaze give it a real from-scratch taste. —Barbara Elliott, Tyler, Texas
Pumpkin Spice Cake with Maple Glaze Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • GLAZE:
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place first 10 ingredients in a large bowl; beat on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium 2 minutes. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan.
  2. Bake 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  3. Whisk confectioners' sugar, milk, syrup and maple flavoring until smooth. Drizzle over cake and sprinkle with pecans.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 436 calories, 18g fat (3g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 308mg sodium, 67g carbohydrate (48g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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