Sunday, December 30

Recipe: Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Spice Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Spice Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
Ring in the new year with a scrumptious homemade cake (recipe here).

Is there any better way to celebrate a new year than with an old-fashioned cake? Not if it includes orange cream cheese frosting, one of the best things on the planet.

This Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Spice Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting is my favorite kind of cake: comforting and homey, easy to make, freezes beautifully. It's perfect as an after school snack or at tea time, but it's nice enough to serve at a New Year's eve party. And of course it's wonderful for breakfast with a tall glass of ice cold milk—or champagne.

Happy, happy!

Can't live on cake alone? You'll find links to all my sweet and savory Less Fuss, More Flavor recipes in the Farmgirl Fare Recipe Index.

©, the still white foodie farm blog where there is supposedly more snow on the way. Time to snuggle up inside and celebrate bake!


  1. Yummy! Happy New Year!

  2. To all the two-leggeds and four-leggeds, abundant blessings for the new year!


  3. Perfect thing to make on a cold snowy day....and I do have those pumpkins on the counter.

  4. Ohhhh, I LOVE Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese frosting!! I have a little pumpkin puree left in the freezer and I can see it becoming cake in the near future! :)
    I made a Chocolate Blackout Cake with Cream Cheese frosting for my birthday today.

  5. This looks terrific. I have a pumpkin waiting for this cake on the screen porch. Ohh my! Thank you for another stellar FG recipe!

  6. Whoa - wow!
    I made a regular pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting and my brother-in-law had one of "those moments" where he recognized it as tasting very similar to something he ate as a kid. He said the version he tried forty years ago was a little spicier and had an orange taste. I'm going to have to try this and see if I can blow his mind even more!


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