This pumpkin spice cake with cream cheese frosting is outstanding! So moist and delicious; it's truly a dream on a fork with the cream cheese frosting.
No pumpkin pie spice? No problem. Scroll down for Miss Homemade's simple pumpkin pie spice recipe.
PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9x13 cake pan.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add pumpkin. Combine the flour, pie spice, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, baking soda and ginger; add to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition.
Fill prepared cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
For frosting, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Add the powdered sugar, vanilla and cinnamon; beat until smooth. Frost cooled cake and refrigerate leftovers.
For cupcakes, fill tins 3/4 full, and bake for approximately 20 minutes. This recipe makes 24 large (not jumbo) cupcakes.