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Layered Pumpkin Dessert with Yellow Cake Mix

You can assemble this layered pumpkin dessert with yellow cake mix in just a few minutes. It's the perfect Thanksgiving dessert idea!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword layered pumpkin dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 servings
Calories 214kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 15 oz. can pumpkin puree
  • 1 12 oz. can evaporated milk
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup butter softened (1 stick)
  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat pumpkin puree, evaporated milk, sugar, and eggs until well mixed.
  • Add pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon. Mix again until well blended.
  • Pour into greased 9 x 13 pan or two 8 x 8 pans.
  • Combine butter and cake mix. Use a fork or your fingers to make sure all the butter is incorporated into the cake mix.
  • Sprinkle the cake mix/butter mixture on top of the pumpkin mixture.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle walnuts on top of cake mix.
  • Bake for 30 - 40 minutes longer.
  • The top should be a golden brown and your walnuts will be roasted. A knife inserted in the middle should come out clean.
  • Serve with whipped cream, ice cream, or brown sugar whipped topping.
  • Store in refrigerator. Keeps for up to 3 days.

Notes

I prepare my baking pans with Baker's Joy.
Watch the nuts closely at the end. If they begin to get too dark, cover the pan with foil. 
 
by Ann Drake

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 313IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg