Pumpkin Pecan Layer Cake Recipe

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Pumpkin Pecan Layer Cake
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In large bowl, mix crushed wafers, chopped pecans and 3/4 cup butter.
  3. Beat at medium speed until crumbly; about 2 minutes.
  4. Divide mixture into 3 equal portions.
  5. Press each portion into one of three greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans.
  6. Using the same bowl, combine the cake mix, pumpkin, 1/4 cup butter and eggs.
  7. Beat at medium speed until well mixed.
  8. Spread 1 3/4 cup batter over crumbs in each pan.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
  10. Cool for about 5 minutes; remove from pans onto cooling racks until cooled completely.
  11. In bowl combine cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar and vanilla.
  12. Beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  13. On serving plate, layer 3 cakes (nut side down) with 1/2 cup filling spread between each layer.
  14. Frost SIDES of cake only with remaining frosting.
  15. Spread caramel topping over top of cake, drizzling some over the frosted sides.
  16. Arrange pecan halves in rings on top of cake.
  17. Store in refrigerator.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1052.09 Kcal (4405 kJ)
Calories from fat 661.35 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 73.48g 113%
Cholesterol 105.81mg 35%
Sodium 748.27mg 31%
Potassium 1570.25mg 33%
Total Carbs 93.17g 31%
Sugars 57.58g 230%
Dietary Fiber 2.9g 12%
Protein 11.67g 23%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 8%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 93.9mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 510.47 Kcal (2137 kJ)
Calories from fat 320.88 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35.65g 113%
Cholesterol 51.34mg 35%
Sodium 363.06mg 31%
Potassium 761.88mg 33%
Total Carbs 45.21g 31%
Sugars 27.94g 230%
Dietary Fiber 1.41g 12%
Protein 5.66g 23%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 8%
Iron 0.6mg 7%
Calcium 45.6mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 26.6
  • 30

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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