How to Make the Best Pumpkin Cake

Every fall folks turn to pumpkin as the flavor of choice. And that means wondering how to make the best pumpkin cake this time of the year. 
And the answer is look no further than Lehi Mills Pumpkin Cake Mix to help usher in the cozy, comforting flavors of fall. 
A scrumptious pumpkin cake is the perfect dessert to celebrate the season and with Lehi Mills Pumpkin Cake Mix, baking this delightful treat has never been easier or more delicious. 

Why Lehi Mills Pumpkin Cake Mix?

One of the standout features of Lehi Mills Pumpkin Cake Mix is its simplicity. Even if you're not an experienced baker, you can create a delectable pumpkin cake with ease. All you need are a few common ingredients like eggs, water, and canned pumpkin. 
The mix is carefully crafted to deliver consistent results every time you bake. This means you can trust that your pumpkin cake will turn out perfectly, whether it's your first time or you're a seasoned baker.
While Lehi Mills Pumpkin Cake Mix is wonderful on its own, it also serves as a fantastic canvas for your creative culinary ideas. Let's explore some ways to elevate your pumpkin cake experience. 

Icing Options and Crumble Delights 

The right icing can take your pumpkin cake from great to extraordinary. Here are a few options to consider: 
Cream Cheese Frosting: The classic choice for pumpkin cake, cream cheese frosting complements the rich pumpkin flavor perfectly. Its creamy texture and slightly tangy taste create a delightful contrast. You can find a recipe for cream cheese frosting on the back of the Lehi Mills Pumpkin Cake mix. 
Maple Glaze: For a fall-inspired twist, drizzle a luscious maple glaze over your cake. The combination of maple and pumpkin is a match made in heaven. 
Caramel Drizzle: Elevate your pumpkin cake with a drizzle of warm caramel sauce. The sweet and buttery notes of caramel add depth to the cake's flavors. 
Now, let's talk about crumble toppings! A crumble can provide a delightful textural contrast to the moist cake. Here's a simple recipe for a pumpkin crumble topping: 
Pumpkin Crumble Topping: 
1/4 cup brown sugar 
1/4 cup granulated sugar 
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 
Pinch of salt 
1/4 cup cold butter, cubed 
1/4 cup chopped pecans (optional) 
In a bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. 
Add the cold, cubed butter and use a pastry cutter or your fingers to work the butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. 
Stir in the chopped pecans, if using. 
Sprinkle the crumble evenly over the cake batter before baking. 

Mix-In Ideas for Extra Flair 

If you want to take your pumpkin cake to the next level, consider adding some mix-ins for extra flavor and texture. Here are a few ideas: 
Chocolate Chips: Semi-sweet, milk chocolate, or white chocolate chips can add a delightful sweetness and gooeyness to your cake. 
Chopped Nuts: Pecans or walnuts provide a pleasant crunch and nutty undertones that pair well with pumpkin. 
Dried Cranberries: These little gems add a burst of tartness and a pop of color to your cake. 
Spices: Enhance the spice profile with a dash of ground ginger, cloves, or allspice. 
Toasted Coconut: For a tropical twist, try adding toasted coconut flakes to the batter. 
With Lehi Mills Pumpkin Cake Mix, the possibilities are endless, and the result is always a moist, flavorful, and delicious pumpkin cake that captures the essence of fall. So, gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and get ready to savor the best pumpkin cake you've ever had. Enjoy the warmth and comfort of fall in every bite! 
And if you love our Lehi Mills Pumpkin Cake Mix, you'll love our Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix.
We love to get creative in the kitchen and we hope you'll join us. If you decide to try our tips and recipes, we want to see it! Be sure to post a photo on your social media pages, tagging @lehimills, and using the hashtag #LehiMillsFamily or #HarvestToHome for the chance to be featured on our page as well. If you're not already following us on Instagram, Facebook or our YouTube channel, be sure to start to see all our latest recipes and ways to use your favorite Lehi Mills products.   

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