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Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Cakes 7 Different Ways

And by pumpkin cakes we mean all different kinds of mouthwatering cakes, cupcakes, cheesecakes, and cake bars. Here are 7 of our all-time favorite pumpkin cakes to help you have a most delicious autumn.

1. Pumpkin Cake III

Even though this incredibly popular 5-star recipe was submitted as a sheet cake, home cooks went rogue and baked it as Bundt cakes and cupcakes, as well as a sheet cake. You'll want to adjust the baking time as needed, of course.


Pumpkin Cake III

Photo by momlovestocook

2. Pumpkin Roll Cake

You're going to get a lot of compliments on this eye-catching cake. Watch the video to see how to roll it up so it turns out just right.

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3. Holiday Pumpkin Cake with Rum-Cream Cheese Glaze

The cake itself is, in Baricat's words, "Wonderful, fabulous, superb, and every other splendiferous adjective you can come up with!" But lots of reviewers heaped extra praise on the glaze, too.


Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Photo by Meredith

4. Pumpkin Spiced Dump Cake

This might be the easiest pumpkin cake you'll ever make -- all you do is dump everything into a baking pan. Sarah says, "This recipe is so easy, yet it's so delicious!"


Pumpkin Spiced Dump Cake

Photo by Yoly

5. Paul's Pumpkin Bars

What happens when you bake a cake in a wide, flat jellyroll pan? It turns into cake bars, of course. And here's one of the most popular picks. The recipe even includes the cream cheese frosting to top the bars with.


Paul's Pumpkin Bars

Photo by Paula

6. Pumpkin Ginger Cupcakes

Marie Robertson Klein raves, "THIS is one of the most perfect cupcakes I have ever had. They are moist, flavorful & perfectly spiced." Try one of these delectable cream cheese frostings on top, or simply dust with powdered sugar.


Pumpkin Ginger Cupcakes

Photo by naples34102

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7. How to Make Pumpkin Cheesecake

No pumpkin cake roundup would be complete without a rich and cream cheesecake. In this video, Chef John shows you step-by-step how to make a perfect one.

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