88 – the Pumpkin’s Great!

This rich and delicious treat is very popular with pumpkin pie fans. Friends and followers on Pinterest have been uploading this recipe in record numbers; it is easy to make.
This is my son Andrew’s favorite Pumpkin Pie Cake.

        Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

        From a box of yellow cake mix, remove one cup and set   
        aside. Make crust by combining remaining cake mix with:

1 egg

½ cup butter, melted and cooled                         

        Pat into bottom of a 9″ x 13” baking pan. 
        Mix together:        

4 eggs, slightly beaten

1 large can pumpkin

1 ½ cups sugar

½ tsp. salt

2 tsp. ground cinnamon

½ tsp. ground cloves

½ tsp. ground nutmeg

(or  1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice and 1 tsp. cinnamon)

2 (12 oz.) cans evaporated milk

        Pour over crust. Set aside. Mix together and  sprinkle over   
       pumpkin filling:

reserved cup of cake mix

½ cup sugar

1 ½ tsp. cinnamon

½ cup butter, softened

1 C. chopped pecans (optional)

        Bake approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes or until pumpkin is set. 
        Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

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