Thanksgiving is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate your gratitude than by cooking, serving, and joining your friends and family! Here is a tasty recipe that will make them beg for more. A great time of reflection for what you’re thankful for is encouraged while making this dessert. The best part is… you don’t have to be a 5 star cook to appear like one!
Note: See the second half of “Fall Recipes,” in our fall issue of Manhappenin’, available around Manhattan.
Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1 2/3 cup sugar
- 15 oz. pumpkin puree
- 2 cups flour
- 8 oz. cream cheese
- 1/2 cup butter
- 6 cups powdered sugar
- 2 tsp. vanilla
Preheat oven to 350°F
Spray 9 x 13 in. pan with non-stick spray
In mixing bowl beat together eggs, vegetable oil, sugar, and pumpkin puree
After mixing add flour
Spread into pan
Bake at 350° for 25-30 min.
Allow cake to cool before frosting
In separate bowl, mix together cream cheese, butter, sugar, and vanilla
Spread frosting evenly over cooled cake