Alternative to Pumpkin Pie~ Pumpkin Crumble Cake

Pumpkin Crumble Cake

Are you looking for an alternative to pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving? Why not try this simple and delicious recipe? Pumpkin Crumble Cake is a bit like cake and a bit like pie so you can have the best of both worlds!

Here’s what you will need:

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow or white cake mix
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)

Oven 350 degrees * Prep Time 10 minutes * Baking Time 45 minutes*

First, you will want to preheat the oven to 350* Lightly grease a 9 x 13 pan.


Step One:

Separate one cup of cake mix and set aside. With the remaining mix, pour into a bowl and mix in 1 cup of sugar and ½ cup of melted butter. Mix well. This is the foundation of the cake. Press into the bottom of the 9x13 pan.


Step Two:

In a bowl, mix one 15oz can of pumpkin, 3 eggs, ½ cup white sugar, ¼ cup brown sugar and 1 ½ teaspoons of cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon of ginger. Pour mixture over the crust.


Step Three:

Place remaining cake mixture into a small bowl along with ½ cup sugar and 3 tablespoons of softened butter. Mix and crumble over pumpkin mixture. If you would like, you can add chopped pecans to the top.

Place in the oven for 45 minutes and let sit for 1 hour before serving.

Enjoy!!


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delmer47 5 years ago from Nebraska

Oh wow that looks delish!


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Thanks delmer47 I hope you try the recipe out : )


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Shelly McRae 5 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

Sweet and simple. My kind of dessert. Thanx for sharing this recipe.


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

No problem Shelly!


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RTalloni 5 years ago from the short journey

Fast and easy for a take along dish to a get together during the holidays. Thanks for sharing!


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Rtalloni

I hope you enjoy the recipe! I have it in my kitchen right now, yum : )


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Cloverleaf 5 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

This sounds great, cre8ivOne! I appreciate the photographs you have shared as well. I think this will make a very nice alternative to pumpkin pie.


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Thanks Cloverleaf!

What I love about it is that it's so easy to make : )


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manthy 5 years ago from Alabama,USA

WOW DAWN - That looks great, I don't really like pumpkin but I bet I would love this - Thanks for the awesome hub - The pictures are amazing

Manthy


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Thank you manthy! I hope you try it out, it's yummy! : )


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K9keystrokes 5 years ago from Northern, California

This is an outstanding departure from the pumpkin recipes we usually make over the holiday season. This is truly a "cre8tive" dessert! Nicely done, and the pictures really help!

Cheers~

K9


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AliciaC 5 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

I like pumpkin and I like crumble cakes, so this recipe sounds great to me! Thanks for sharing.


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

Pumpkin Crumble Cake looks and sounds delicous, thank you for sharing a great recipe!


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Thanks guys and gals!

I hope you give it a try sometime : )


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randomcreative 5 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

I have tried a recipe like this before and really enjoyed it. I love using recipes that start with a cake mix base!


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Yeah it's tasty! Look for more simple recipes coming up soon. : )


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delmer47 5 years ago from Nebraska

I just made it tonight and it was so good!


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Nice to hear! : )


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Simone Smith 5 years ago from San Francisco

Oh boy. I'm a sucker for pumpkin and this cake looks amazing!! I MUST MAKE IT!!!


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Thanks Simone! I hope you like it : )


victoriabryan 5 years ago

Wow, that looks absolutely divine. Just out of curiosity, have you ever tried this recipe with pumpkin pie mix?


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Hey Victoria

I certainly would give the pumpkin pie mix a try! I love all those spices. Thanks for the suggestion.


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JewelieDee 5 years ago from Delaware, USA

I love anything with pumpkin. I'll try your recipe!


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prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

I love pumpkin and your recipe as well. It sound delicious. Thanks for share with us. Vote up and yummy!

Prasetio


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Thanks prasetio! I hope that you enjoy the recipe : )


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Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

Another to bookmark,I have a nice collection now so thanks for sharing.

Take care and have a great day.

Eiddwen.


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stylezink 5 years ago from Atlanta, GA.

I have made similar recipe to this by Paula Dean. Her's is called pumpkin butter gooey cake or something like that, lol. I love this recipe! It is delicious and great alternative like you have said. Good hub!


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Paula Dean is great, just watched her show today! Yes, this cake is easy and delicious! Enjoy and thanks for stopping by!


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RTalloni 5 years ago from the short journey

Always on the lookout for variations on pumpkin recipes--thanks!


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

It is rather tasty, I hope you like the recipe : )


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SanneL 5 years ago from Sweden

This looks sooo yummy!

I love pumpkin, so I will definitely bookmark and make this my self.

Thanks for sharing a great recipe!

Sannel


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Thanks SanneL

These are very yummy! Happy baking to you!


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vmartinezwilson 5 years ago from Vancouver, WA

I'm totally going to try this out, it looks yummy.


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cre8ivOne 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Thanks vmartinezwilson!

I hope you enjoy!

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