I made this for Thanksgiving. It turned out very pretty and the icing was amazing! The cake is okay but I thought it was a bit heavy and bland. I will definitely use this icing recipe again.
Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze
MonicaDavis Posted: 12/01/08
ConnieWeaver Posted: 09/11/11
The glaze is awesome! The cake has good taste but is a bit dry; maybe because cooking time given was too long. Thankfully, I thought it "smelled done" and took it out a little early, and it could have baked even five minutes less. I suggest checking for doneness after 45 minutes, especially if your oven tends to run hot.
lisa1410 Posted: 10/06/11
I have made this several times over the years and have always had good luck and feedback. Maybe the other user's cake was heavy because they didn't use cake flour? Mine has always turned out very nice. Pumpkin products tend to be a little heavier than your normal chocolate and vanilla anyhow. But the flavor is nice especially paired with the cream cheese frosting.
MaryEliz Posted: 10/21/12
The cake was good, and I did use cake flour. The glaze is terrific. It was also relatively fast to put together. Will definitely make again, perhaps with more glaze. I rarely give 5 stars so this is a good rating for me.
Wunderchic Posted: 01/16/13
This cake is delicious! Made it for my mother's holiday party for the neighborhood. Everyone loved it. It was moist and flavorful. The oranges on the top look and taste great, and they are definitely worth the effort, so don't leave them out!