Monday, November 19, 2012

Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze

Oh! My! Goodness!!  I saw this recipe recently in the Dallas Morning News and they gave the recipe source from www.  This cake is perfect for a meal ending, for breakfast or with a cup of coffee or tea.  My dear darling gave it a "5-Star"!!!  I hope you try it this holiday season.

 I'm having this with a cup of Twinings Pumpkin Spice Chai Tea.
1/3 cup water
1 (15-oz) can pure pumpkin
2 eggs
1 T. vanilla
2 t. pumpkin pie spice
1 (18-oz.) box yellow cake mix
1 t. baking soda
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup flour
4 T. butter, melted
1/3 cup chopped  walnuts (I used pecans and more like 1/2 cup)
Brown Sugar Glaze (recipe follows)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease a 9 x 13-inch pan with butter.

In a large bowl mix together the water pumpkin, eggs, vanilla and pumpkin pie spice until well combined.  Add the cake mix and baking soda and mix until just combined.  Pour batter into prepared pan.

In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, flour, melted butter and nuts.  Use your fingers to sprinkle mixture over the top of the cake.  Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Poke holes in the top of the cake with a toothpick.  Pour warm glaze over the cake, making sure to cover all surfaces.  Serve cake warm or at room temperature.

Brown Sugar Glaze:  (make while cake is baking)

In a saucepan, combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, 1 t. vanilla and 1/4 cup heavy cream.  Bring to a simmer.  Remove from heat and stir until all sugar is dissolved. 

                                                               I am sharing this with:

                                                                   Mix It Up Monday!
                                                                On the Menu Monday
                                                                  Tea Time Tuesday

I was feaured at:


  1. This sounds and looks so yummy! Adding it to my list of things to do for the holidays!

  2. Printing!!!!! Happy Thanksgiving! Happy Tea Day!

  3. Hi Kitty,
    the cake looks really yummy. Thank you for sharing the 5-Star-recipe.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  4. Definitely worth making! It looks wonderful!

  5. That sure looks delicious Kitty, I'm getting tired of the pumpkin loaf I made.

  6. Oh my, Kitty, this looks scrumptious! I am going to give this a try for sure. Thank you for sharing the recipe and coming to tea. Happy Thanksgiving, my friend.


  7. Looks and sounds awesome! I should try this right away. Sorry I haven't been around more ~ just a bumpy time lately.

    Hope you and your loved ones have a very Happy Thanksgiving!

  8. Kitty, This looks sinfully moist and so delicious. Thanks for sharing this sweet treat!

  9. Your cake looks fantastic, Kitty. This would be great for an alternative to pie for Thanksgiving.

  10. Oh you tease! Your coffee cake looks marvelous by itself, but served on your pretty dishes has to make it taste even better. And with pumpkin spice chai? It could not possibly get any better!! MMMM good! If you weren't so far away, I'd be over to share a plate and a cupful. =)

  11. I can't wait to try this recipe. I agree with Beth's comment that it would make a great alternative for pie at thanksgiving. I may just give it a try!

  12. The pumpkin coffee cake sounds so good. I'll have to try it..come to think of it I could use some right now. LOL.

  13. Kitty, I don't mean to sound dramatic but this looks like my dream cake - yeah it sounds that good. Would you do me a favor and link it up to the Recipe Box
    so I won't forget to make it. I know, I am being selfish but I really want to make this.

  14. Hi Kitty,
    Just stopping by and wishing you and your family a very Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving!
    Miz Helen

  15. Hi Kitty,
    Thank you so much for sharing this recipe with us! I'll be trying it soon. Sounds so good! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

  16. Hi Kitty,

    Thanks for coming by my blog. This pumpkin coffee cake looks absolutely delicious. Hope that you have a very Happy Thanksgiving.

    Yael from Home Garden Diggers

  17. That looks perfectly wonderful Kitty! Wishing you & your family a Happy Thanksgiving!

  18. That does look like a wonderful coffee cake! I am your newest follower. I hope you'll stop by Posed Perfection for a visit sometime soon and maybe even a follow back. Have a wonderful week.

  19. Yummy! Thanks for sharing this at ON THE MENU MONDAY, Kitty!

  20. Oh Kitty, this looks and sounds delicious! I'm really glad you shared this one with us -- just in time for the holiday season. :)

    I hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving!


    Denise at Forest Manor

  21. Thanks for linking up. This is our featured dessert, this week.

  22. what a perfect holiday breakfast treat. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.


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