3 Fabulous Thanksgiving Cake Recipes

cinnamon cakeEnjoy planning your Thanksgiving meal in Creekside at Northlake apartments in Northlake, and consider making one of these fabulous Thanksgiving cake recipes. Read on to learn how to make your holiday even sweeter!

Pumpkin Torte

Mix 1 yellow cake mix, 4 large eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 1/3 cup oil, 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice and beat for 2 minutes.  Transfer to two 9-inch round baking pans lined with greased parchment paper.  Bake at 350 degrees 25-30 minutes and remove to cool completely.  Beat one 8-ounce package cream cheese until fluffy, slowly add 1 cup confectioners’ sugar and 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice.  Fold in 16 ounces whipped topping.  Create four cake layers and spread each with icing.  Top with 1/4 cup caramel topping and toasted pecans, and prepare to delight your guests.

Moist Pumpkin Bunt Cake

Blend 2 1/2 cups sugar and 1 cup oil together.  Add 3 eggs one at a time while beating.  Combine 3 cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking soda, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 1 of nutmeg, 1/4 ground cloves, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.  Add egg mixture to 15 ounces solid-packed pumpkin, adding a little at a time, and then to the dry ingredients.  Bake for 60-65 minutes at 350 degrees, cool for 10 minutes before inverting it to wire rack.  Cool and sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar, and celebrate pumpkin season in style.

Spice Cake Bars with Salted Carmel Icing

Combine spice cake mix, 3/4 cup melted butter, 1/3 cup evaporated milk and 1 large egg.  Beat for 2 minutes and transfer to a 13×9 prepared pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes, remove and cool in the pan.  Combine 1/3 cup brown sugar, 1/3 cup evaporated milk and 1/4 cup cubed butter over medium heat to a boil.  Reduce and simmer for 3 minutes, and then add 2 cups confectioners’ sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla.  Immediately spread over cake, sprinkle with salt, and let cool before cutting into bars. Spice up your life!

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