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PUMPKIN BARS WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting bring spiced pumpkin flavor complimented by yummy cream cheese icing. Perfect for the holidays!

Details

Servings

12 servings

Prep time

20 minutes

Cooking time

20 minutes

TOTAL TIME

40 mins

Ingredients

  • Cake:

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried ground cinnamon

  • 2 cups sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried ground nutmeg

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried ginger

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried ground cloves

  • 4 large eggs

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 1 (15-ounce) can solid packed pumpkin

Ingredients

  • Frosting:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese at room temperature

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 pound powdered sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg in a small bowl.  Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, beat together eggs, oil, sugar, and pumpkin.  Gradually add the dry ingredients to egg mixture and blend well.
  • Pour the batter into an ungreased jelly roll pan (17x12x1) and bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.  Let cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, prepare to frost by beating together all frosting ingredients until smooth.  Frost cake.  Store in the refrigerator.

Credit: World Of Cooking

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