Monday, October 31, 2011

Pumpkin Streusel Cake


  I love this recipe because I can count approximately 4,856 ways I can mix and match it.  This recipe is a method verses just a recipe (and you know how I dig a method!).  I also love this recipe because it is simple, the ingredient list was short, it was assembled in minutes and tasted so, so yummy.  

Shopping List
1 box yellow cake mix, divided
4 eggs, divided
1/2 cup butter, melted plus another 3 tablespoons butter softened
1 can pumpkin
1 cup sugar, divided
1/4 brown sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped candy corn, caramels and/or pecans

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Lightly grease a 13x9 inch baking dish.  Reserve one cup of cake mix to the side;  mix remaining cake mix, 1 egg and half a cup of melted butter.  Mix well and then pat into prepared pan to form a "crust" layer.

In a large bowl, combine pumpkin, 3 eggs, 1/2 cup sugar, brown sugar and cinnamon with electric mixer.  Pour over crust.

In a small bowl, combine reserved cup of cake mix, 1/2 a cup of sugar and softened butter.  Crumble over cake.  Sprinkle candy corn, caramels (which is what I used) and/or pecans over top.  Bake 40-45 minutes. 

Happy Halloween!


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3 comments:

Amber Massey said...

Woooo!!! So pumped:) Thanks, girl!

Anonymous said...

I made this tonight and it is delicious but I am a little worried about the middle. Should it be a little mushy or more like cake?

Mix and Match Mama said...

It shouldn't be super mushy in the middle. It should cut into nice squares. You might not have cooked it long enough.

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