Take a spice cake mix and turn it into an easy pumpkin cake! This pumpkin spice cake is super moist because of the added milk, oil, and pumpkin puree. Pair pumpkin sheet cake with chocolate, cream cheese or spice frosting! Learn our cake mix hacks for how to make a box cake taste homemade.
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Preheat the oven to 350º F. Spray a 9x13 inch cake pan with non-stick cooking spray OR for cupcakes line 2 muffin pans with 24 liners.
In a large mixing bowl combine the eggs, vegetable oil, milk and pumpkin puree. Beat lightly with an electric mixer.
Add in the flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and spice cake mix. Mix with an electric mixer on low until combined.
Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan or scoop into the muffin liners, filling 1/2 to 3/4 full.
Bake a 9x13 inch cake for 36-38 minutes or the cupcakes for 16-18 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow the cake to cool completely before adding the buttercream.
In a mixing bowl beat the softened butter using an electric mixer for 1-2 minutes. Add in the powdered sugar (2 cups at a time) and the cinnamon & nutmeg, mixing by hand or on low. Continue to beat in the powdered sugar until the frosting is smooth and tastes good to you! Spread frosting over the cake or pipe onto cupcakes.
This can be made with a 15.25 oz box of yellow cake mix.