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Two white plates each holding a piece of pumpkin cake, a few sticks of cinnamon, and forks
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5 from 6 votes

Pumpkin Pound Cake

Easy to make Pumpkin Pound Cake, rich and pumpkin-y dense pound cake that is sweet and buttery and oh so tasty.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 5 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pumpkin Pound Cake
Servings: 12 slices
Author: Rachael Yerkes


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 14 ounces pumpkin puree


  • Confectioners sugar


  • In a large bowl, combine sugar and oil and cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice until blended.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition (this makes the bread fluffier).
  • Add in sour cream and mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flours, baking soda, and salt.
  • Combine the two a little at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Transfer to a greased bundt pan
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 60-65 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes in pan.
  • Invert onto a wire rack. Remove from pan and cool completely.
  • Sprinkle powdered sugar or confectioners sugar on top, slice and serve.