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Mini Pumpkin Cakes

Learn how to make these adorable Mini Pumpkin Cakes! Follow these 5 easy steps.

By Karen Tack

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Mini Pumpkin Cakes
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Mini Pumpkin Cakes

Makes: 12 mini pumpkin cakes
Prep: 20 minutes
Bake: 20 minutes
Decorate: 1 hour

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Watch the step-by-step how-to video.

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Step 1

With a small serrated knife, trim the domed top from each cake and save for snacking.

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Step 2

Spread a little frosting on trimmed side of one cake. Stack a second cake, cut-side down, to form a mini pumpkin.

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Frosted

Spread 3 tablespoons of frosting on the cake. Use a spatula to create ridges.

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Sugared

Brush the cake with heated corn syrup, then roll it in colored sugar to cover. Add a pretzel or candy as the stem.

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Glazed

Microwave 1/4 cup of frosting for 5 to 7 seconds. Spoon a little over the cake, letting it drip down the side. Add sprinkles.

Originally published in the November 2012 issue of Family Circle magazine.

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