Pumpkin Pudding Cake ~ Perfect Fall Treat

Fall is the perfect time for all things pumpkin.  This pumpkin pudding cake is the comfort food of dessert.  It’s easy enough to make but just one bite of this melt in your mouth cake makes you think of warm fall days, happy times and fun with family.

Pumpkin Pudding cake


1 1/4 C flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp kosher salt
3/4 C sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1 C pumpkin puree
1/4 C canola oil
1 tsp pure vanilla extract


1 C light brown sugar, packed
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 C pecan chips
1 1/2 C hot water


Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9×13 baking dish with pam baking spray and set aside

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and all the spices until combined.

Mix in the pumpkin puree, oil, and vanilla until combined

Spread the batter into the prepared baking dish

In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon and pecan chips and mix until combined

Sprinkle over the batter

Gradually pour the hot water onto the batter and place into the oven for about 55 minutes

Serve warm with ice cream, caramel sauce and whipped cream

Be sure to share this recipe with anyone that you think might enjoy it.