Friday, November 19, 2010

Deep Fried Pumpkin Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Here is a cake that is beyond delicious!!!
Of course it's a Paula Deen recipe right-since it's deep fried;)
My hubby made this for me for my birthday a couple years ago-impressive right;)
Here's what I loved about this cake:
it's from a box;)
It's got this delicious orange cream cheese frosting
Um hello! It's pumpkin!!!
And it's deep fried!

* From Food Network Website


Pumpkin Cake:

  • 1 (17 to 18-ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree (fresh or canned)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Cream Cheese and Orange Frosting:

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 stick butter, room temperature
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 orange, zested
  • 3 drops yellow food coloring
  • 1 drop red food coloring

Fry Batter:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

For frying:

  • Oil, for frying
  • 1 recipe Pumpkin Cake
  • 1 recipe Cream Cheese and Orange Frosting
  • 1 recipe Frying Batter

I really hope Ya'all try this recipe!!



  1. Interesting idea. Do you fry the layers before you frost them?

  2. This is a very sinful recipe that I need to not makee sure to put on my favorites list of food to make next...deep really sounds so good. Joni

  3. Mimi~yeah you fry each layer and then frost and stack and frost:)
    Joni~it really is that good!!

  4. wow!! i NEED a slice of this!!

  5. Oh my, this looks decadent! I bet it's really yummy. :)

  6. Oh my, I can't even imagine how many zillions of calories this must have. SO Paula Deen. I can never make this because I know I would eat WAAAYYYYYYYY too much.

  7. a deep fried cake! have mercy, where has this been my whole life!

  8. I've never heard of a deep fried cake! Looks absolutely delightful.

  9. I saw that episode where Paula made the deep fried cheesecake - amazing!

  10. Interesting indeed. Looks completely decadent!

  11. That is an original recipe! A scrumptious looking cake.



  12. with a title like that, you can't go wrong :)