Pumpkin Sheet Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 5 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ¾ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 teaspoons milk
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    In a mixing bowl, beat pumpkin, 2 cups white sugar, and oil.Add eggs, and mix well.

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  • Step 2

    In another bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.Add these dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture, and beat until well blended.Pour batter into a greased 15 x 10 inch baking pan.

  • Step 3

    Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 30 minutes, or until cake tests done.Cool.

  • Step 4

    In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter or margarine, and vanilla until smooth.Gradually add1 3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar, and mix well.Add milk until frosting reaches desired spreading consistency.Frost cake, and sprinkle with nuts.

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