This is the best of several worlds! Scrumptious cake that is a little bit gooey and has the perfect crunch. Add that to the combination of pumpkin, brown sugar, and warm spices and you have a dessert that will leave everyone asking for more. We loved it! It was super easy to make - and just as easy to eat! Trust me - you’re going to love this one.
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
4 large eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon salt
1 box yellow cake mix
1 cup chopped roasted pecans
1 cup unsalted butter, melted
Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter a 9x13 inch baking pan.
In a large bowl, whisk together the pumpkin puree, evaporated milk, eggs, sugars, vanilla, pumpkin pie spice and salt and well combined and smooth.
Pour mixture into prepared pan and spread into an even layer.
Sprinkle dry cake mix evenly over the pumpkin mixture and use your hands to gently press it into the batter.
Sprinkle the top of the cake with chopped pecans and evenly drizzle the melted butter over the entire cake.
Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes. At this point, check your cake. If the top is becoming to brown, cover the cake with a piece of foil for the remaining baking time. Continue baking an additional 10-20 minutes or until set.
Remove pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Chill for a few hours before serving.
If desired, top with whipped cream and chopped pecans before serving.