Pumpkin Delight

Pumpkin Delight 2This recipe transforms a purchased cake mix and canned pumpkin into a delightful and fairly easy to make dessert.

Pumpkin Delight


  • 1 can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
  • 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 yellow cake mix or spice cake mix
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • Whipped cream for topping
  • Cinnamon, if desired


  • Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease or spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan. In medium bowl, beat pumpkin, milk, eggs, sugar and 4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice with wire whisk until smooth. Pour into pan.
  • Sprinkle dry cake mix over pumpkin mixture. Sprinkle with pecans. Pour melted butter evenly over top.
  • Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes.
  • Serve warm or chilled with dollop of whipped cream sprinkled with cinnamon. Store covered in refrigerator.


Adapted from Betty Crocker Praline Pumpkin Dessert.




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