Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

If you like pumpkin pie, you'll love this cake's subtle spice flavors and velvety cream cheese frosting. The slightly sweet and mild pecans add a pleasant crunch to the smooth frosting. GOOD TO KNOW: Pie or cake? You won't have to choose with this delectable dessert. It incorporates all the cinnamon-spice of pumpkin pie, as well as the fiber and beta-carotene of pumpkin, into a delicious cake layered with cream cheese frosting, no pastry crust required.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. To prepare cake, coat 2 (8 inch) round cake pans with cooking spray. Dust pans evenly with 2 tablespoons flour.
  3. Combine 1 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, and oil in a large bowl; beat with mixer at medium speed 2 minutes or until well blended. Add egg substitute and eggs; beat until well blended. Add pumpkin, beating until blended.
  4. Lightly spoon 2 cups flour into dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, and next 3 ingredients (through salt) in a medium bowl. Gradually add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture, beating just until a wooden pick inserted comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes on a wire rack. Remove cakes from pans; cool completely on wire racks.
  5. To prepare frosting, beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until blended (do not overbeat). Add juice, stirring until blended.
  6. Place 1 cake layer on a serving plate. Spread 1 cup frosting over layer, and top with remaining cake layer. Spread remaining frosting over top of cake. Sprinkle with pecans, and garnish with orange slices. if desired.