facebook pixel Halloween Pumpkin Spice Cake
Site Search
< Blog Home < Nutrition and Diet

Halloween Pumpkin Spice Cake

Scarelicious Halloween Pumpkin Spice Cake with Light Cream Cheese Frosting

Purple spice pumpkin bundt cake 

Ingredients:

1 yellow cake mix

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

½ tsp. ground ginger

¼ tsp. ground nutmeg

1/8 tsp. ground cloves

1/8 tsp. ground cardamom (optional)

¾ cup skim milk

1 egg plus

2 egg whites 

1 cup solid-pack canned pumpkin 

1 tsp. vanilla 99% less residue no-stick baking spray with flour (optional)

1. Lightly spray a regular or stick-resistant Bundt cake pan with cooking spray, dust with flour, and set aside.

2. If using a nonstick Bundt pan, spread 1 tsp. vegetable oil over surface and dust with flour. 

Note: You can use a 99% less residue no-stick baking spray with flour on all baking pans, including nonstick. This product will not damage nonstick pan surfaces.

3. Preheat oven to 350º F. Whisk cake mix together with spices until combined. In a smaller bowl, whisk milk together with egg, egg whites, pumpkin, and vanilla until combined. 

4. Pour liquid ingredients into mixing bowl and mix all ingredients together on medium speed of an electric mixer for 3 to 4 minutes until well blended.

5. Pour batter into pan and smooth out top. Bake at 325º F for 40 to 50 minutes or until cake tests done. Remove cake from oven and cool in pan for 15 minutes, then invert cake pan on rack, remove pan, and finish cooling. After cake has cooled completely, pipe or drizzle frosting onto cake and top with decorative holiday candies or sprinkles. 

Related:  

Nutritional Information: 10 servings with 2 tbsp. frosting: 230 Calories; 5g Fat (18.2% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 45g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 22mg Cholesterol; 377mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 0 Fat.

High-fat Version: 610 Calories; 26g Fat (36.8% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 93g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 91mg Cholesterol; 454mg Sodium. 

Light Cream Cheese Frosting

One 16 oz. package confectioner’s sugar (4 cups) 4 oz.

1/3-less fat cream cheese

½ tsp. vanilla 

Food coloring, paste, or liquid 

1. Using an electric mixer, beat all ingredients together on medium to high speed until smooth and food coloring is blended evenly into frosting, 2 to 3 minutes. Add 1 to 3 tsp. milk or water to mixture if you are planning to drizzle frosting.

Nutritional Information: Yield 2 cups or 16-two tbsp. servings: 135 Calories; 2g Fat (13.7% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 29g Carbohydrate; 0g Dietary Fiber; 7mg Cholesterol; 48mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 0 Non-fat Milk; 2 Other Carbohydrates.

High-Fat Version: 2 tbsp. serving: 226 Calories; 8g Fat (32.4% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 35g Carbohydrate; 0g Dietary Fiber; 22mg Cholesterol; 70mg Sodium.

Click here to watch Mary make the cake on KSL: http://studio5.ksl.com/index.php?nid=126&sid=37043882

Related: 

 

SelectHealth does not expressly or implicitly recommend or endorse the views, opinions, specific services, or products referenced at other websites linked to the SelectHealth site, unless explicitly stated.

The content presented here is for your information only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, and it should not be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease. Please consult your healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns.

You May Also Like...

Healthcare and Insurance Basics

The Differences between Medicare and Medicaid

We’re explaining the main differences between Medicare and Medicaid—programs administered by the government that provide health care coverage.

Healthy Living

Winter Is Here, Are You Ready for a Storm?

Winter brings the potential for a winter storm. Here’s how to keep your home and family safe.

In the Community

Is Your Organization Keeping Utah Healthy? Apply for Our Award

Each year, we recognize 20 organizations that are making a healthy difference in Utah to help support their missions.

Business

What Playing Football Taught Me about Business

Here’s how my passion for playing football has helped me off the field.

Related Articles

Related Articles

Nutrition and Diet

Recipe – Shrimp In Yellow Curry Coconut Sauce

Chef Mary Shares Her Recipe for Shrimp in Yellow Curry Coconut Sauce with Brown Jasmine rice.

Nutrition and Diet

Ways to Get Protein in Your Diet If You’re a Vegetarian (or Eat Meat Sparingly)

Protein is essential for humans, but meat isn’t the only food that contains protein. Learn about some other foods that are great sources of this vital dietary component.

Nutrition and Diet

Light Gingerbread Spice Bundt Cake

Try this delicious, moist gingerbread spice bundt cake topped with light or fat-free whipped cream.

Nutrition and Diet

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Have you ever wondered how to use the seeds from the pumpkins you carve every Halloween? Don’t let the seeds go to waste, roast them for a healthy fall treat.

Post Author

Mary Ross

Mary is currently a Marketing Account Specialist and has been with SelectHealth for six years. She spends a lot of her time doing what she loves the most—teaching people how to cook healthy meals.

You can frequently see Mary on local television stations demonstrating how to revamp popular recipes by using healthy substitutions and cooking techniques.