Easiest Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe: Moist Pumpkin Spice Cupcake Recipe Is Almost Effortless by Annette Jett

Easiest Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe: Moist Pumpkin Spice Cupcake Recipe Is Almost Effortless

Pumpkin spice cake is a favorite at our house all year round, so we needed to have the easiest recipe possible. This moist and delicious pumpkin spice cake recipe makes it simple for you to enjoy this dessert or snack treat all season long, and all throughout the year!

If you don't like spice cake, you can try the same technique with your favorite devil's food cake mix. You may not taste the pumpkin, but you'll end up with moist and yummy cakes, cupcakes or muffins. You choose!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 to 25 minutes, or according to package directions
Total Time: 25 to 30 minutes

Servings: 1 cake or 12 cupcakes


  • 1 can pumpkin
  • 1 box of your favorite spice cake mix

Icing (optional)

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk

Here's how to make it:

  1. Pour the cake mix into a bowl.
  2. Stir in the can of pumpkin.
  3. Bake according to package directions. 
  4. To make icing, combine the powdered sugar and milk. Spread on cooled cake or cupcakes. Sprinkle some brown sugar or cinnamon on top, if desired.

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Canned Pumpkin $3 & Up
Spice Cake Mix $2 & Up
Powdered Sugar $2 & Up

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Meredith Schneider
Mmmmmm Annette Jett! Bet that tastes amazing with a cup of coffee or chai tea!
Elisa Schmitz
This is such an easy and delicious recipe. Perfect for fall and beyond! #yum
So simple but incredibly yum...

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