Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin cakes understandably pop up a lot around Halloween and Thanksgiving, but they are fantastic any time of year. Consider Pumpkin Spice Cake, Pumpkin Pound Cake, Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Cake, or Pumpkin Sandwich Cake next time you get ready to bake a dessert.

See Popular Pumpkin Cake Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Cake with Honey Frosting

Martha Stewart

Be sure to use canned pumpkin puree -- not pumpkin pie filling or fresh pumpkin puree.

Pumpkin Harvest Cake

Betty Crocker

Embrace autumn with a sweet no-mess pumpkin cake.

Total: 4 hrs 20 mins

Praline-Pumpkin Cake

Betty Crocker

Cake mix and purchased frosting pair up with some extras to create a scrumptious pumpkin and praline indulgence.

Total: 2 hrs 15 mins

Mini Pumpkin Cakes with Fondant

Ladies' Home Journal

Pumpkin spice cakes are decorated with orange fondant and green candy to make them look like little pumpkins for a fun fall dessert.

Total: 2 hrs

Frosted Pumpkins

Family Circle

Boxed pound cake mix makes this lookalike dessert a cinch to make. For a scream come Halloween, serve alongside a vanilla ice cream "ghost."

Pumpkin Football Cakes

Better Homes and Gardens

Country Pumpkin Torte

Better Homes and Gardens

This high and mighty layered spice cake stands tall and proud on any dessert table.

Cornmeal Pumpkin Cake with Dried Fruit Compote

Midwest Living

Riesling-marinated fruit gives this nutty dessert a fruitcake-like touch, while a scoop of fluffy whipped cream lightens things up. The inspiration for this sweet treat: ingredients served at the first Thanksgiving.

Pumpkin-Chip Cupcakes

Better Homes and Gardens

Skip the frosting and sprinkles and serve these mini cakes for breakfast or brunch.

Pumpkin Souffle Cake with Honey and Creme Fraiche

Better Homes and Gardens

This dessert sounds like it would only be available in a fancy Parisian cafe, but it's surprisingly easy to bake up at home. The leftovers taste great for up to five days when stored in the refrigerator.

Pumpkin Bars with Marcona Almonds

Better Homes and Gardens

If pumpkin bread had a slightly saltier and crunchier cousin, it would look like this warmly-spiced dessert.

Our Best Pumpkin Cake Recipes

Whether delightfully spiced or covered with a crumbly, crunch topping, we've got the pumpkin cake recipes you're looking for this fall.

Mini Pumpkin-Chocolate Swirl Cakes

Better Homes and Gardens

A ribbon of melted chocolate chips takes this moist pumpkin cake to the next level. Pour a bit more of the melted chip mix on top of each dessert to please the chocoholics.

Total: 1 hr 50 mins

Pumpkin Latte Coffee Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Warm spices blended with earthy pumpkin make this coffee cake perfect for an autumn brunch. When purchasing canned pumpkin for this recipe, be sure to buy pure canned pumpkin puree, not pumpkin pie filling.

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