Buttery Pumpkin Cake

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by AlwaysHungry

A friend brought this Paul Deen cake to a Thanksgiving potluck, and I literally dreamed about it that night. This cake has the best mouth feel of anything I've ever eaten.

Top Review by Chabear01

I so love Paula Deen and all her recipes continue to put a smile on my face. The best way I can describe this dessert is a Molten Cake but with Pumpkin. It is totally decadent and I received raves from all 5 of my guests who in a crescendo when asked to rate it gave it a great big 5. Texture is wonderful, flavor stupendous. Try this next Thanksgiving instead of the traditional pumpkin pie!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the cake mix, 1 egg and 8 tablespoons butter in a bowl. Mix well with an electric mixer.
  2. Pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 9- by 13-inch baking pan.
  3. Beat the cream cheese and pumpkin in a large bowl until smooth.
  4. Add the 3 eggs, vanilla and 8 tablespoons butter, and mix well.
  5. Stir in the confectioner's sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  6. Spread the pumpkin mixture over the cake layer.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 50 minutes. Do not over bake, as the center should be gooey.

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