Pumpkin Pie Cake

Servings: 16

2 TBS all-purpose flour
1 c granulated sugar
1/2 c packed brown sugar
1/4 c vegetable oil
1/2 c egg substitute
2 large eggs
1 (15 oz) can pumpkin
2 c all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp salt

2 TBS butter, softened
1 (8 oz) package cream cheese
3 c powdered sugar
2 tsp fresh orange juice
1/4 c chopped pecans, toasted
orange slices (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Coat 2 (8 inch) round cake pans with cooking spray. Dust pans evenly with 2 TBS flour.
3. Combine 1 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, and oil in a large bowl, beat with a mixer at medium speed 2 minutes or until well blended. Add egg substitute and eggs; eat until well blended. Add pumpkin, beating until blended.
4. Lightly spoon 2 cups flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, and next 3 ingredients (through salt) in a medium bowl. Gradually add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture, beating just until blended. Spoon batter into prepared pans. Bake at 350 F for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes on a wire rack. Remove cake from pans, cool completely on wire rack.
5. To prepare frosting, beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until blended (do not overheat). Add juice, stirring until blended.
6. Place 1 cake layer on a serving plate. Spread 1 cup frosting over layer, and top with remaining cake layer. Spread remaining frosting over top of cake. Sprinkle with pecans, and garnish with orange slices.


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