Pumpkin Pecan Crunch
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Sweet, spiced pumpkin custard topped with the most delicious buttery, sweet, crunchy topping. A dessert everyone is sure to love. Great for Thanksgiving or Fall potlucks.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Holiday
Serves: 20
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 yellow or butter-flavored cake mix
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • ¾ cup butter, melted
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9x13 glass baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pumpkin, sugar, evaporated milk, eggs, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, salt, and vanilla. Whisk well until the mixture is smooth.
  4. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
  5. Evenly sprinkle the pumpkin mixture with the dry cake mix.
  6. Sprinkle the chopped pecans over the dry cake mix.
  7. Pour melted butter evenly over the chopped pecans and dry cake mix.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes or until edges are beginning to darken and the center appears to be set.
  9. Serve warm with homemade whipped cream or let cool if you prefer.
  10. Keep leftovers refrigerated.
Recipe by Real Life Dinner at https://reallifedinner.com/pumpkin-pecan-crunch/