Pumpkin Cake From a Mix Recipes

Many pumpkin cakes begin with cake mix. Try recipes for pumpkin pie cake, pumpkin spice cake, pumpkin dump cake, and more, all with the ease of using cake mix.

Staff Picks

Upside Down Pumpkin Cake

Rating: 4.6 stars
This has become my family's favorite dessert at Thanksgiving, taking the place of pumpkin pie! Walnuts can be substituted for pecans.

Pumpkin Crisp

Rating: 4.36 stars
If you like pumpkin pie, you will love Pumpkin Crisp. I never make pumpkin pie anymore, this is better and easier.

Pumpkin Spice Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.51 stars
This is a super easy and deliciously different pumpkin dessert. Great for the holidays or just for a quick get together

Pumpkin Pie Cake with Yellow Cake Mix

Rating: 4.5 stars
This is a good winter holiday cake. Great when topped with whipped cream or nondairy whipped topping.

Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

Rating: 4.49 stars
An extremely moist chocolate cake with pumpkin and cream cheese frosting.

Great Pumpkin Dessert

Rating: 4.51 stars
This is a very easy cake made with canned pumpkin and yellow cake mix. Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

Pumpkin Spice Cake II

Rating: 4.68 stars
Spicy cake that has everyone guessing what it is, and people eating it that do not like pumpkin and guessing with the others. Top with Cream Cheese Frosting if desired.

Pumpkin Crumb Cake

Rating: 4.65 stars
This recipe was given to me by a friend. It's been a hit with my children and family.

Two Ingredient Pumpkin Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars
It can't get any easier than this! Just two ingredients and you have a moist delicious cake. Great when frosted with your favorite cream cheese frosting. Plan ahead, tastes best after chilling.

Pumpkin Dessert

Rating: 4.56 stars
This is a nice change from pumpkin pie at your next holiday get together. Serve with whipped cream.

Pumpkin Dump Cake

Rating: 4.43 stars
There are different variations of this popular recipe. I think this is the easiest one to remember and to do. Serve cool with whipped cream. Make sure to sprinkle the butter over the cake mix evenly for the crunchiest topping.

Inspiration and Ideas

Easy Pumpkin Pie Bars
Rating: Unrated
These pumpkin pie bars taste like pumpkin pie, but are so much easier because you don't need to bother with the pie crust. The yellow cake mix does all the work.
Pumpkin Cake II
Rating: Unrated
A simple dessert using pumpkin and yellow cake mix. Watch out, pumpkin pie!!!

Pumpkin Coffee Cake with a Brown Sugar Glaze

Rating: 4.88 stars

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