Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

This cake is perfect for the Thanksgiving dessert table. This recipe made the rounds at my mother's workplace.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix sugar and eggs in large bowl. Pour in oil, beating at medium speed until well blended, about 3 minutes.
  2. Mix dry ingredients together, then add them to batter.
  3. Add pumpkin and mix at slower speed until blended. Pour mixture into well-greased and floured tube pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour. Cool on wire rack before adding icing.
  5. To make icing, mix cream cheese, margarine, and vanilla extract. Add sugar and beat until creamy and smooth. After icing the cooled cake, sprinkle top with nuts if desired.