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Easy Pumpkin Dessert

Easy Pumpkin Dessert has a delicious pumpkin pie base, topped with a lovely, vanilla cake and then drizzled with melted butter and sprinkled with crunchy walnuts.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 1 package Yellow cake mix (18-1/4 ounces)
  • 1 15 ounce plain, canned, pumpkin
  • 1 12 ounce evaporated milk
  • 1 cup granulated, white, sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 3/4 cup melted, butter
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped, walnuts
  • ** vanilla ice cream or whipped cream to top if you like


  • In a large bowl, combine canned pumpkin, eggs, evaporated milk, pumpkin pie spice and sugar. Once combined, pour into a greased 9 x 13 baking dish.
  • Sprinkle entire box of yellow cake mix over the pumpkin pie mixture.
  • Sprinkle chopped nuts over top of dry cake mix.
  • Drizzle melted butter over the top of dry cake mix and chopped nuts.
  • Place in a preheated 350 degree oven for an hour or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.


**If you like, while still warm, top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of freshly whipped cream**
Keyword Holiday Baked Good, Pumpkin Dessert, Quick and Easy Recipe