Monday, September 15, 2014

Pumpkin Bread or Cake? 3 Ingredients!

Have you seen the recipe for this pumpkin cake/bread that's been going around the blog world and Pinterest since last Fall? I first heard of it from my daughter Jena who said it was only 3 ingredients and really, really good.

I am particular about anything pumpkin I make so I was a skeptic. A box cake mix? Not for this from scratch girl. After all, I had been making the same pumpkin bread for over 30 years and it is all I'd make....until I tried this!! It is more than really, really good. It is stupid good (what exactly does that mean?!?).

There's the 3 ingredients.....spice cake mix, 15 oz. can pumpkin and 1/2 bag chocolate chips. I bought the mini chocolate chips by mistake but it turns out I like them better in this cake.

Preheat the oven according to the box for the pan you will use. Mix just the powdered spice cake (without adding water, egg, oil), the whole can of pumpkin and about 1 cup chocolate chips in a mixer till all combined. Spray your pan, spread it out and bake it for about 25 minutes (according to the cake mix box). Done!

No need to frost.

The texture is cake-y but with a sweet bread consistency. It is a pumpkin cakey bread. It is so much easier and so delicious that I have retired my 30 year old pumpkin chocolate chip bread recipe. So sad.


AnnMarie xoxo

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  1. Sounds like something I would like - Thanks for sharing.
    Enjoy your evening.

  2. Yummy! I tried the brownie mix and pumpkin pie mix recipe. It has become a family must have for Thanksgiving. My feelings were hurt at first, but then I had to agree the brownies were gooey goodness in a pan. Pinning this for sure.

  3. Yes please! I love pumpkin and I love chocolate so this sounds perfect :) It looks amazing too! Thanks for sharing, AnnMarie. Enjoy your week!

  4. For me, fall equals everything pumpkin. This recipe looks delicious! Thanks for sharing it. :)

  5. Dear AnnMarie, This is a must try. I understand exactly what you mean by "stupid good". .
    Blessings dear. Catherine

  6. I bet this makes your house smell so good too.
    Thank you for sharing.

  7. Definitely looks like something I should try. Thanks so much for sharing.

  8. Oh, wow... that looks "stupid yummy"! :)

    I'm going to remember this recipe. I'm sure it would be a hit at my house!

  9. Looks scrumptious and perfect for fall, AnnMarie; love the chocolate chip addition!!


  10. Wow, this looks yummy and sooo easy! I'm trying this one for sure!

  11. Wow, that sounds yummy! I have never had pumpkin and chocolate chips together. I have seen it before, but have never tried it.

  12. these would be lovely, baked in small loaf pans. Slices spread with whipped cream cheese with tea.

  13. So easy, I need to try this! Thanks!

  14. I have had this and it is good and I don't even like pumpkin!

  15. This recipe makes it even better with the chocolate chips! Thanks for sharing this recipe with us all. Happy fall.

  16. Wow, three ingredients! I will have to try this.... I have never made pumpkin bread so I'm sure I will like it as I have nothing to compare it to! LOL.
    I have made zucchini bread so am not completely lost. :)

  17. So easy and so good! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

  18. I'm finding the spice cake impossible to find. Do you have a secret supply?

    1. I find it right at Walmart - Betty Crocker Super Moist Spice Cake mix...


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