Moist & Delicious Pumpkin Coffee Cake – Thanksgiving Desserts

I made this cake several times and it is so delicious. All my family and friends absolutely loved it. They all now request that I make it again. This is my favorite cake and such a party pleaser. I will be making it again for the holidays. It is such a party pleaser. The cake is super moist and the crumb topping is so fantastic, they compliment each other.



Moist & Delicious Pumpkin Coffee Cake


For the Streusel Topping:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 and ⅓ cups all-purpose flour aka plain flour
  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

For the Pumpkin Cake:

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour spooned & leveled (careful not to over measure)
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 and ½ cups packed brown sugar light or dark
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 cups canned pumpkin or just use one 15oz can

For the Glaze:

  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 – 1 ½ cups powdered sugar sifted


Preheat the oven to 350F degrees.
Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan with and lightly flour. Make sure the sides of your baking pan are at least 2 inches tall. Otherwise, the cake may overflow.

Make the Streusel:
In a medium-sized bowl stir together the melted butter, flour, sugars & cinnamon until the consistency feels like wet sand.

Make the Cake:
In a medium-sized bowl whisk together the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
In a separate large bowl beat together the oil, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, pumpkin and sour cream using until no lumps remain.
Pour the flour mixture into the pumpkin mixture and gently stir everything together using a large rubber spatula or wooden spoon. If needed, give the mixture a few whisks until smooth.
Pour the cake batter into your prepared pan and smooth out the top.
Then crumble the streusel topping over the top until the entire cake batter is covered.
Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until the cake no longer wobbles in the middle and an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Make the Glaze & Serve:
In a small bowl whisk together the heaving cream & icing sugar until smooth. You may need to add a little extra cream or a little extra icing sugar to get the desired consistency.
Drizzle the glaze over the cooled cake and slice into pieces.





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