Fall Recipe- Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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



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