Mini Pumpkin Cakes

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


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Mini Pumpkin Cakes

Mini Pumpkin Cakes
Makes 12
Prep 20 m
Bake 20 m
Decorate 60 m

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Mini Pumpkin Cakes

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


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


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


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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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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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