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Buttery Pumpkin Cake

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“A friend brought this Paul Deen cake to a Thanksgiving potluck, and I literally dreamed about it that night. This cake has the best mouth feel of anything I've ever eaten.”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the cake mix, 1 egg and 8 tablespoons butter in a bowl. Mix well with an electric mixer.
  2. Pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 9- by 13-inch baking pan.
  3. Beat the cream cheese and pumpkin in a large bowl until smooth.
  4. Add the 3 eggs, vanilla and 8 tablespoons butter, and mix well.
  5. Stir in the confectioner's sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  6. Spread the pumpkin mixture over the cake layer.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 50 minutes. Do not over bake, as the center should be gooey.

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