Pumpkin Coffee Cake with a Brown Sugar Glaze


Delicious fall breakfast/brunch recipe. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
29 mins
Total Time:
49 mins
1 9x13-inch cake


  • 1 teaspoon butter

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree

  • 2 eggs

  • cup water

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

  • 1 (18 ounce) package yellow cake mix

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup butter, melted


  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan with 1 teaspoon butter.

  2. Mix pumpkin puree, eggs, water, 1 tablespoon vanilla extract, and pumpkin pie spice together in a large bowl. Stir in yellow cake mix and baking soda until just combined. Pour batter into the prepared baking pan.

  3. Mix 1/2 cup brown sugar, flour, and melted butter in a small bowl until crumbly; sprinkle over the batter with your fingers.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes.

  5. Combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, heavy cream, white sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in a saucepan; bring to a simmer over medium heat. Remove from heat and stir until brown sugar and white sugar are dissolved and glaze is smooth.

  6. Poke holes all over the top of the cake with a toothpick. Pour glaze evenly over cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

372 Calories
12g Fat
63g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 372
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 519mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 63g 23%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 42g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 94mg 7%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 158mg 3%

* 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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