Simple yet delicious! These Pumpkin bars are super legit! They taste like store-bought or maybe even better. I learned about this recipe yesterday and I am so glad that I gave it a try. It’s perfect to eat with hot coffee! You are in for a treat, friends. Enjoy!
1 15 oz can pumpkin
2 cup flour
1 cup of sugar
1/2 cup oil
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/8 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
4 oz cream cheese
3 tbsp butter softened
1 tsp milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup powdered sugar
Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Apply cooking spray or line with parchment paper a 9×9-inch baking pan.
Step 3: In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, ground ginger, sugar, baking powder, ground cloves, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Stir until well mixed.
Step 4: Make a hole in the middle of the flour mixture.
Step 5: In the stand mixer bowl, add the eggs, oil, pumpkin, and vanilla. Stir until well mixed.
Step 6: Transfer the mixture into a pan and bake inside the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean after inserting it in the middle.
Step 7: Remove from the oven and let it sit on a wire rack to cool.
Step 8: Spread the frosting over the cooled cake.
Step 9: In a medium mixing bowl, add the butter and cream cheese. Stir until well combined.
Step 10: Add in sugar and vanilla. Stir until well mixed.
Step 11: Add a small amount of milk to make the dough slightly soft.
Step 12: Spread the frosting over the cake, then slice into small pieces.
Step 13: Serve and enjoy!