Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cake Recipe

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Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cake
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  • 1 package yellow cake mix
  • 15 oz pumpkin , 1 cup for batter the rest for frosting
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2-3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 8 oz whipped topping, thawed
  • pumpkin , remainder of the can
  • 1/4 cup caramel sauce , homemeade or store
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans , optional


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease 2 (8-inch) round baking pans.
  3. Beat cake mix, 1 cup pumpkin, milk, oil, eggs and 1 tsp. spice in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Pour into prepared pans equally.
  4. Bake 20 to 30 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Do not overbake. Cool in pans 10 min. Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely.
  5. Beat cream cheese in small bowl with mixer until creamy. Add sugar, remaining pumpkin and spice; mix well. Gently fold in cool whip.
  6. Cut each cake layer horizontally in half with serrated knife; stack on serving plate, spreading cream cheese filling between layers. (Do not frost top layer.) Drizzle with caramel topping just before serving; sprinkle with nuts. Sprinkle with salt just before serving.
  7. Make sure cream cheese is very smooth before adding other ingredients. The salt will eventually dissolve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 896.4 Kcal (3753 kJ)
Calories from fat 453.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 50.37g 77%
Cholesterol 131.98mg 44%
Sodium 813.2mg 34%
Potassium 969.09mg 21%
Total Carbs 101.58g 34%
Sugars 28.32g 113%
Dietary Fiber 3.08g 12%
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin C 5mg 8%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 210.3mg 21%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 330.73 Kcal (1385 kJ)
Calories from fat 167.26 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.58g 77%
Cholesterol 48.7mg 44%
Sodium 300.03mg 34%
Potassium 357.55mg 21%
Total Carbs 37.48g 34%
Sugars 10.45g 113%
Dietary Fiber 1.14g 12%
Protein 5.54g 30%
Vitamin C 1.9mg 8%
Iron 0.8mg 12%
Calcium 77.6mg 21%

* 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

  • 21.5
  • 25

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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