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Thanksgiving Pumpkin Torte Recipe

Thanksgiving is the perfect Holiday.   No stress to buy gifts and you can eat whatever makes you feel good.  Here’s a yummy, not so healthy pumpkin recipe sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face. 

 Pumpkin Torte Recipe:

Delicious Pumpkin Torte
Delicious Pumpkin Torte

What You Need:

1- 15 oz can of pumpkin (divided)

1 box of yellow cake mix

1/2 cup of milk

4 large eggs

1/3 cup canola or other veggie oil

2 tsp pumpkin spice (divided)

1-8 oz package of softened cream cheese

1 cup confectioners sugar

16 oz thawed cool whip topping

1/4 cup caramel sauce topping

1/3 cup toasted pecans

What To Do:  (preheat oven to 350)

1.  Mix together 1 can of pumpkin, cake mix, milk, eggs, oil and 1 tsp pumpkin spice and beat with a hand mixer for 30 seconds on low.  Then crank it up to medium and beat another 2 minutes.  Pour mixture into two greased 9″ round baking pans.

2.  Bake 25-30 minutes.  Let cool before you try and remove from pan and place on a cooling rack. 

3.  Beat cream cheese until fluffy.  Add sugar and the rest of the pumpkin and pumpkin spice and beat until smooth.  Add in whipped topping.

4.  Cut each cake in half to make a total of 4 cake layers.  Take one layer and put on a plate and then spread mixture on top.  Repeat the layers three more times.  Then drizzle the yummy caramel topping over the top then add the pecans!  YUMMY!!!!