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these mini ghost pumpkin cakes are easy to make, delicious and so cute

Pumpkin Cakes

These mini ghost cakes are made with a delicious from scratch pumpkin cake.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword halloween cakes, pumpkin cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 mini cakes
Calories 683 kcal
Author Ashlee Marie

Ingredients

Cake

  • 1 1/2 C granulated sugar
  • 1 7/8 C all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 lrg eggs
  • 8 oz pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 C Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 C water

Frosting

  • 8 ounces full fat cream cheese softened
  • 4 Tbsp butter softened
  • 3-4 C powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
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Instructions

Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Mix the dry ingredients together
  3. mix the wet ingredients together
  4. pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until smooth and combined
  5. spray 8 mini wonder mold cavities with bakers joy

  6. bake 35-40 mins, until tester comes out clean
  7. Let Cool

Frosting

  1. Beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla until smooth
  2. add the powdered sugar and mix, scraping the sides, until smooth and just the right thickness (more of less powdered sugar to get the right texture)

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