Pumpkin Layer Cake

From HUNGRY JACK

Makes 12 servings

 

An impressive cake that’s easy to make! Perfect for Thanksgiving and all throughout the season.

INGREDIENTS

CAKE BATTER

Baking spray with flour

3 cups HUNGRY JACK Complete Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix (Just Add Water)

1 (3.4 oz.) package instant vanilla pudding mix

1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

3/4 cup packed brown sugar

3/4 cup water

1 (15 oz.) can 100% pure pumpkin

3 large eggs

1/4 cup pure vegetable oil

 

FROSTING

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

1 pound powdered sugar

1 cup chopped pecans

 

DIRECTIONS

1.FOR CAKE: Heat oven to 350 degrees. Coat three 9-inch round cake pans with no-stick baking spray. Mix pancake mix, pudding mix, pumpkin pie spice, and sugar in large bowl. Add water, pumpkin, eggs, and oil. Mix well. Divided mixture evenly into prepared pans, spread evenly.

2.Bake 20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

3.FOR FROSTING: Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar in large microwave-safe bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Microwave on HIGH 25 seconds. Stir.

4.Place one cake layer on plate, top side down. Spread 1/3 frosting on top of cake. Sprinkle with 1/3 nuts. Repeat with second cake layer, frosting and nuts. Place third layer top side up. Repeat with remaining frosting and nuts, leaving sides uncovered. Store on covered cake plate.

 

Find this recipe and more holiday treats at hungryjack.com