An easy pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting combines moist cake, perfect spices, and creamy cream cheese frosting.
preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a mixing bowl, blend together oil and applesauce. Add sugar and pumpkin puree and mix well. Mix in eggs and vanilla.
In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices. Add dry ingredients to wet mixture, a little bit at a time, mixing until combined.
Pour batter into a parchment-lined 13x9 baking dish and bake for 35 minutes. Let cool before frosting.
For icing, whip butter and cream cheese together in mixer. Alternate adding powdered sugar and milk until well combined and nice and creamy. Add vanilla. spread on top of cooled cake
optional: lightly sprinkle cinnamon over frosted cake.
You can make your own pumpkin pie spice with this recipe HERE. It is easy and so delicious!