18Ingredients
500Calories
85Minutes

Ingredients

  • 15 ounces pure pumpkin
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 gala apple (peeled, cored, and chopped)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • chocolate shavings (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Use vegetable shortening to grease and flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan.
  3. Combine the pumpkin, sugar, eggs, applesauce, and oil in the bowl of a KitchenAid® Stand Mixer fit with a flat beater attachment and beat until combined.
  4. In another bowl, whisk flour, and spices; gradually beat into pumpkin mixture. Add chopped apples and lightly combine.
  5. Transfer batter to prepared pan.
  6. Bake 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. For the icing
  9. In a small bowl, with a hand mixer, beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla until blended. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar and heavy whipping cream until smooth.
  10. Frost cake and sprinkle with shaved chocolate, if using.
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NutritionView more

500Calories
Sodium9%DV220mg
Fat43%DV28g
Protein10%DV5g
Carbs19%DV57g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories500Calories from Fat250
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat28g43%
Saturated Fat12g60%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol120mg40%
Sodium220mg9%
Potassium105mg3%
Protein5g10%
Calories from Fat250
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate57g19%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars39g78%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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