Pumpkin Spice Bars

Pumpkin Spice Bars


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This is the dessert I always take to potlucks. I've brought it to several and there are never any leftovers.

Amy Posont

Serves: 12 

  • 400g pumpkin puree, tinned or fresh
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 2 cups (400g) white sugar
  • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon bicarb soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (250ml) vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 125g cream cheese, softened
  • 130g butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 3 cups (360g) icing sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons milk

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. In a medium bowl combine the pumpkin, cinnamon, spice and sugar.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, bicarb soda and salt.
  3. Using an electric mixer, slowly add the oil, eggs and pumpkin mixture to the flour mixture.
  4. Mix and pour into greased 20x30cm tin. Bake at 180 degrees C for 20 - 25 minutes. Cool completely before icing.
  5. To make icing: Cream the cream cheese, butter and vanilla together. Slowly add the icing sugar and milk.

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