Pumpkin bundt cake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Cooling Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 395.5kcal
Author: Amira
Moist pumpkin cake, covered in luscious cream cheese frosting and decorated for fall perfection. One of the easy bundt cake recipes for beginner level bakers.
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  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 15 oz can pure pumpkin. Equals to 1 3/4 cup

Cream Cheese frosting:

  • 4 ounce Cream Cheese at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter. softened.
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons Milk *


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Prepare a 10-inch bundt pan and set aside.
  • In a bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, spices, and salt. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of your mixer, combine sugar and oil until creamy and smooth.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each one.
  • Add in the vanilla extract and mix well.
  • Gradually mix in the flour and alternate with pumpkin puree, beating well after each addition.
  • Transfer batter to your bundt pan.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool for 10 minutes in the pan before getting it out then cool cake completely.

Make the the cream cheese frosting:

  • Beat the cream cheese until smooth with your hand mixer.
  • Gradually add in powdered sugar and mix until combined.
  • Add vanilla and milk. Beat until smooth.
  • Spoon frosting over cake.
  • Decorate with buttercream flowers or any other decorations, if desired.


* We need the frosting to be a little thin, not runny but thin so we can spread it easily over the cake. You can start with 2 Tablespoon of milk and add more until you reach the desired consistency.
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin bundt cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 395.5 Calories from Fat 181
% Daily Value*
Fat 20.1g31%
Cholesterol 50.8mg17%
Carbohydrates 51.7g17%
Fiber 1.9g8%
Sugar 33.6g37%
Protein 4.6g9%
Vitamin A 3550IU71%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 395.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 51.7g | Protein: 4.6g | Fat: 20.1g | Cholesterol: 50.8mg | Fiber: 1.9g | Sugar: 33.6g | Vitamin A: 3550IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.1mg

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