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Pumpkin Spice Cake With Brown Sugar Center & Pumpkin Maple Glaze

No guilt cake recipe to enjoy as is , with a cup of tea or coffee or topped with some yummy fruit sauces
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert, lunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, Cake, fall recipes, pumpkin
Servings: 12


  • 9x13 Pan
  • Oven
  • Hand mixer
  • Bowls


  • 1 Box Sugar free cake mix I used Pilsbury yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 Cup Unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 Cup Non fat plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 4 Eggs Sub egg beaters for less points if on WW green plan
  • 3/4 Cup Pure pumpkin puree
  • 2 1/2 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/3 Cup Brown sugar substitute Or use regular but check WW points
  • Walnuts Optional


  • 1/3 Cup Confectioners sugar replacement Or regular just check WW points
  • 1 TBSP Pure pumpkin puree
  • 1 TBSP Pure maple syrup
  • Splash of cashew milk If needing to loosen


  • Spray 9x13 pan with cooking spray and set aside
  • Preheat oven to 350
  • In a bowl: Cake mix, pumpkin puree, unsweetened applesauce, yogurt , eggs, pumpkin spice and salt.
  • Beat with hand mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes
  • Pour half the batter into the pan. Sprinkle the brown sugar over layer then pour remaining batter over brown sugar.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean
  • Mix up the confectioners sugar, vanilla, 1T pumpkin puree, maple syrup and splash of cashew milk ( if needed to loosen )
  • Immediately pour glaze over the hot cake
  • Cut into 12 once cooled and top with your choice of toppings or leave as is.


This recipe yeilds 12 servings
3SP on all plans if you use the replacement sugars and use egg beaters for green plan. Otherwise it would be 6SP for all plans if you use regular sugar and use egg beaters if on green