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Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

Add this Chocolate Pumpkin Cake with Pumpkin Butter Cream Frosting to your fall baking list. We combine pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice with a devils food cake mix to create an easy fall and Thanksgiving dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American

Ingredients

Cake:

  • 1 box Devils Food Cake Mix
  • 15 oz Pumpkin Puree
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 3 1/2 tbsp Pumpkin Pie Spice

Frosting:

  • 1 cup softened Butter
  • 4 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 tsp Pumpkin Spice
  • several drops Red Food coloring optional
  • several drops Yellow Food Coloring optional

Instructions

Cake:

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Grease 11x13" pan. Set aside.
  • Mix all cake ingredients in a large bowl until just blended.
  • Transfer to prepared pan.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool.

Frosting:

  • Whip butter until fluffy.
  • Add pumpkin and pumpkin spice and mix until blended.
  • Optionally add food coloring to acheive desire orange color.
  • Gradually add powdered sugar until you reach desired consistency.
  • Frost cake.