Pumpkin Cake with Salted Caramel & Candied Pecans

Pumpkin Cake has moist layers of one-bowl spiced cake, cinnamon cream cheese frosting, salted caramel sauce, and candied cinnamon pecans & pepitas. It’s perfect for Thanksgiving or any fall celebration!

Let's Bake the Ultimate Pumpkin Spice Cake!

Step 1: Make the Caramel Sauce. It easily comes together in just 10 minutes! Let it cool while you make the cake.

Step 2: Make the Candied Pecans and Pepitas. Mix up a simple sugar sauce on the stove. Stir in nuts and seeds, then cool.

Step 3: Bake the Pumpkin Cake! Whisk together wet ingredients, then mix in dry ingredients. Pour the batter into pans and bake for 20-24 minutes at 350° F. 

Step 4: Make the Frosting. Cream together butter and cream cheese, then mix in cinnamon, vanilla extract, and salt.