Spiced Pumpkin and Walnut Cake

Spiced Pumpkin and Walnut Cake


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About this recipe: A delicious cake that's super-easy to make. A sweetened spiced pumpkin mixture is topped with sponge cake mix, then drizzled with melted butter and scattered with walnuts. The resulting cake is delicious with whipped cream or ice cream.


Serves: 24 

  • 425g pumpkin puree
  • 350ml evaporated milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice or ground cloves
  • 520g sponge cake mix
  • 175g unsalted butter, melted
  • 175g chopped walnuts

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 23x33cm or similar sized baking tin.
  2. In a large bowl, combine pumpkin puree, milk, eggs, sugar and spices. Mix well and pour into the prepared tin.
  3. Sprinkle dry sponge cake mix over the top, then drizzle with melted butter. Top with walnuts.
  4. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 1 hour or until a knife inserted near the centre comes out clean.

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