Pumpkin Cake with Coconut Topping

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This is one of the best pumpkin cake recipes I have ever made.

"This cake is sooo good! Was great with the coconut topping, but is wonderful with cream cheese icing as well."

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1 box yellow cake mix
1 can pure pumpkin
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
4 Eggs
1/2 cup Vegetable oil
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 cup milk
1 Topping
1 2/3 cups coconut
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
6 tablespoon Butter
2 tablespoon milk
1 tsp vanilla

Original recipe makes 12



In a large bowl, combine cake ingredients. With a hand held mixer, beat on high speed for about 2 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9x13" pan with cooking spray.

Pour cake batter into prepared pan. Bake 35-45 minutes, or til a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Meanwhile, combine the topping ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring til blended. Simmer about 1 minute, or til thickenened.

Spread the topping over the warm cake. Let rest at least an hour before slicing.


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It doesn't say what size the can of pumkin is. I used a 28 oz. can. The cake was a bit gooey even though I baked it for a very long time. I will try it again with 19 oz.
LylaIrene 5 years ago

This cake is sooo good! Was great with the coconut topping, but is wonderful with cream cheese icing as well.
Msdaienknight 6 years ago

This is perfect for serving at Thanksgiving time. [I posted this recipe.]
shannonkwendt 6 years ago

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