Friday, November 18, 2016

Pumpkin Cake - Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Cake/Pumpkin Bars

I'm not sure where I got this recipe from but its a huge success in my house.  It is requested all the time.  Perfect for this time of year. :)

- 4 eggs
- 1 and 2/3 cups granulated sugar
- 15-ounce can pumpkin
- 2 cups sifted all purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda

- one 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 2 cups sifted confectioner's sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Using an electric mixer at medium speed, combine the eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin until light and fluffy.  Stir together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and baking soda.  Add the dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture and mix at low speed until thoroughly combined and the batter is smooth.  Spread the batter into a greased 13x10-inch baking pan.  Bake for 30 minutes.  Let cool completely before frosting.  Cut into bars.

To make the icing:  Combine the cream cheese and butter in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until smooth.  Add the sugar and mix at low speed until combined.  Stir in the vanilla and mix again.  Spread on cooked pumpkin bars.

Watch out now, its hard to eat just one!


  1. Yummy!!!!!! Love!!!! Thank you!!!! Big Hugs Misty!

  2. LOVE THIS!!!! Can't wait for Thursday!!!

  3. Sugar sugar honey, pumpkin pie(C)! Thanks for hints, I would love to cook it.