With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: Pumpkin Bars

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Pumpkin Bars

 This is an easy cake to make that is moist and just right with a thin layer of cream cheese frosting.
Combine all of the ingredients together in mixer bowl then pour into a greased 9 x 13-inch pan and bake.
When cool, frost and enjoy.
Refrigerated leftover cake.
Pumpkin Bars
recipe from a friend ~ Nov 1985

3/4 cup oil
2 cups sugar
2 cups pumpkin
4 eggs
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
2 cups flour

Mix in large bowl.
Pour into a greased 13 x 9-inch pan

Bake 350 degrees. Bake 35-40 minutes or until pick inserted comes out clean

3 oz. softened cream cheese
1 Tbs. orange juice or milk
1/4 cup butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 3/4 cups powered sugar

RECIPE NOTE and Note to self~
Next time I make these pumpkin bars, plan to bake in a greased 15x10x1-inch pan and bake for about 25-30 minutes. I'll update with the results :)


Carol @ There's Always Thyme to Cook said...

Would be a big hit in my house, they look amazing. I love that picture!

Maple Lane said...

These sound/look delicious. I love the vignette you created with the special pumpkin for the photo. Mary Ellen that visited on Sun. was asking if I had a good recipe for pumpkin - I'll share yours! THX

Nancy's Notes said...

Wow, those sound scrumptious! They will be baking in my oven soon! Thank you for sharing!

Snap said...

Oh, yum!!!! I love pumpkin anything and this looks so easy. I'm not a big baker, but this I'll try!

podso said...

This might be just the thing for Sunday lunch when our kids come! Thanks! It looks good, and I love to use pumpkin whenever I can.

Lorraine said...

This looks great, and in the fall I usually cook at least one real pumpkin, but this year I am a diet!!!!

T's Daily Treasures said...

Anything with pumpkin is yum-yum-o! Love that picture! Hope you are having a good day. Tammy

Debbie said...

This sounds wonderful...I will keep it in mind for the baby meet and greet we will be hosting in Nov. : ) Have a good day!

Walking on Sunshine... said...

We're expecting company next weekend and I"m going to make these. They seem really easy and my favorite flavor is pumpkin!!!!

Beth said...

Thanks for sharing this delicious sounding recipe. Your photos make me very enticed to do some baking. So many wonderful things about Fall and pumpkins are one of them!

Tara said...


Dayle said...

I love the flavors of fall. These sound divine.

Ann said...

tis the season for all things pumpkin and those look delicious

Paula {Salad in a Jar} said...

There's that cute pumpkin again. I could so get fat on such a simple but delicious cake.

Viv said...

i feel a sense of excitement whenever i see recipes that say to put all ingredients into ONE bowl :)
the layer of icing looks so prettty too! have a lovely week lorraine!

Sandy said...

I love all things pumpkin and this
recipe sounds wonderful. Love your
pretty way of photographing this.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

They look delicious! What a lovely fall photo.

Petra said...

Ooh, so easy! I will try! Thank you!!


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