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Pumpkin Layered Magic Cake

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Pumpkin Layered Magic Cake
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 5 hr 50 min
  • Servings 18
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The pumpkin and cake layers in this dessert magically switch places as they’re baking and then get topped with a gorgeously fluffy cream cheese whipped cream.
Updated Nov 10, 2020

Ingredients

Cake Layer

Pumpkin Layer

  • 1 can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Topping

  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/8 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • Pumpkin pie spice

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat Cake Layer ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until moistened. Scrape bowl; beat 2 minutes on medium speed. Spread in pan.
  • 3
    In another large bowl, mix Pumpkin Layer ingredients with whisk until smooth. Carefully spoon pumpkin mixture over cake batter in pan.
  • 4
    Bake 48 to 53 minutes or until cake is set when touched lightly in center. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 4 hours to chill.
  • 5
    In large bowl, beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla and 1/8 teaspoon salt until smooth. Add whipping cream; beat until smooth, and stiff peaks form. Spread over chilled cake. Sprinkle lightly with pumpkin pie spice. Store covered in refrigerator.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Short on time? Bake the cake in this recipe the day before serving, and top the next day, or prepare the entire recipe the day before serving.
  • tip 2
    Change it up and sprinkle top of dessert with chopped pecans, chopped candy bars or crumbled soft ginger cookies.

Nutrition

400 Calories, 24g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 41g Total Carbohydrate, 30g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
220
Total Fat
24g
38%
Saturated Fat
12g
58%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
115mg
39%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
30g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%
90%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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