Spiced Pumpkin Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

This is a delicious more casual alternative to pumpkin pie . Bring in the Autumn !

This is a delicious more casual alternative to pumpkin pie .Bring in the Autumn! 


Preheat oven 350

Grease and flour 2 round 8 “ cake pans


3 cups flour

1 1/2 cups Sugar I like mixing both granulated and brown sugars

1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda

1 1./2 teaspoon Sea Salt

1 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon Allspice

1/8 teaspoon Nutmeg

1/8 teaspoon Clove

1 can Pumpkin

1 cup Vegatable Oil

3 Eggs



In a mixing bowl combine: flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon allspice,nutmeg,clove. Add pumpkin, oil and eggs . Mix well.

Pour even amount of mixture in each pan.

Bake 25-30 min .

Check for doneness. (this cake doesn’t rise that high)

Remove from oven and cool 15 miuntes.

Remove from pan and cool .


Frost with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting.



Maple Cream Cheese Frosting


1   8 oz package cream cheese

1/4   lb softened butter

3   tablespoon maple syrup

2 1/2   cups powder sugar

pinch sea salt



Beat together cream cheese, butter and maple syrup and a pinch of sea salt until smooth.

In small amounts add powdered sugar.

Beat until smooth .

Frost cooled cake.


Keep in refrigerator.


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