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Pumpkin Bundt® Cake with Brown Butter Glaze

This moist Pumpkin Bundt® Cake has just the right amount of pumpkin flavor & spices with a Brown Butter Icing that takes it deliciously over the top! Hello fall ♥
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course cake
Servings 12 servings


  • For Cake:
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks salted butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
  • For Brown Butter Icing
  • 1 stick salted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Buttercream Style Half & Half
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • For Cake:
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Grease & flour a bundt® pan.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger & salt. Whisk together and set aside.
  • In a stand mixer or large mixing bowl, cream butter.
  • Add in both sugars and vanilla, beat until creamy.
  • Add in eggs, beat.
  • Add pumpkin puree, mix until combined. This will have a curdled look to it - no worries.
  • Add in half of flour mixture. Mix until combined, stopping to scraped down sides of bowl. Add in other half of flour mixture. Mix until everything is combined. Mixture will be light and fluffy.
  • Scrape cake batter into bundt® pan, smooth and even out top.
  • Bake for about 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Transfer to wire cooling rack. Let cool for 15 minutes and remove cake from pan. Continue to let cake cool on wire rack.
  • For Brown Butter Icing:
  • Have all ingredients measured and ready to go.
  • Add stick of butter to a stainless steel saucepan. Don't walk away, stay by saucepan during whole process - it only takes a few minutes start to finish and can burn easily.
  • Over medium to medium high heat, melt butter and continually whisk or swirl butter.
  • Butter will start to foam up, keeping whisking or swirlng. You'll notice little brown specks at the bottom of the pan. Remove from heat and continue to whisk or swirl for a few seconds.
  • Whisk in powdered sugar, Land O Lakes® Buttercream Style Half & Half and vanilla. Whisk until smooth and all lumps are gone.
  • Use immediately. Spoon or drizzle over cake.