I bet you think it was the glorious sky and the 80 degree temperatures in October?
- 1 (18 ounce) package spice cake mix
- 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 3 eggs
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 (16 ounce package) powdered sugar (about 4 cups)
To make the cake:
Preheat oven to 350°F
Grease baking pan of your choice; set aside.
Beat cake mix, pumpkin, mayonaise and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
Pour into prepared pan.
Bake 32 to 35 minute or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
To make the Frosting:
Beat cream cheese, butter, milk and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
Gradually add sugar, beating after each addition until well blended.
Spread over cooled cake
Store any leftovers in refrigerator.
Seeing his little face come out of school, happy, healthy and smiling and eagerly making his way to the car far outweighs any other moment that makes me smile each day. Let's face it, the reason I want blue skies, a healthy arm, and delicious pumpkin goodness is really for him, for all of them. I love them dearly and if that's WRONG I don't want to be right.