Pumpkin Spice Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting


Cinnamon cream cheese frosting makes this pumpkin spice cake delicious and different. This dessert is super easy and great for the holidays or a quick get-together.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
1 9x13-inch dish



  • 1 (15 ounce) can canned pumpkin puree

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 (15.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix with pudding

  • 2 large eggs

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 4 (3 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  2. Make cake: Whisk together pumpkin, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg in a large bowl until combined. Mix together cake mix, eggs, and oil in a separate large bowl until smooth. Fold pumpkin mixture and vanilla into egg mixture until combined. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of cake comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Allow to cool completely on a wire rack.

  4. Make frosting: Beat together cream cheese and butter in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Stir in cinnamon and vanilla.

  5. Spread frosting over cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

503 Calories
28g Fat
59g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 503
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 435mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 41g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 99mg 8%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 88mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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