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An unbelievably moist and dense pumpkin apple spice cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting made from scratch and perfect for the fall and holiday seasons. Recipe by Dash of Jazz

Pumpkin Apple Spice Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

A deliciously moist spice cake with pumpkin and apples, topped with maple cream cheese frosting

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cream cheese frosting, fall dessert recipe, pumpkin cake, pumpkin spice cake, Thanksgiving cake, Thanksgiving dessert recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12 people

Ingredients

Cake

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 3/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 can pumpkin puree
  • 1 small apple peeled and shredded
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Frosting

  • 2 tablespoons Maple syrup
  • 6 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all dry ingredients for cake then add wet ingredients except apple.
  2. Add apple and stir well. Transfer to a nonstick bundt pan and bake for about 45 minutes. Cool completely.
  3. Meanwhile, mix up all ingredients for frosting. Frost cake as desired once cooled.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Sally's Baking Addiction's Super Moist Spice Cake