Choco-Dot Pumpkin Cake

This is the perfect dessert to serve at your next Halloween party. A rich, moist and tender pumpkin cake, studded with rich chocolate morsels and chewy walnuts − dare we say it? It's frightfully good!

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 2 hour 35 minutes

Servings: 20

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can (1 lb., 2 cups) pumpkin
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran® Original cereal
  • or 1 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran® Bran Buds® cereal Buy Now
  • 1 package (6 oz., 1 cup) semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions:

1. Stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt and spice. Set aside.

2. In large mixing bowl, beat eggs until foamy. Add pumpkin, oil and KELLOGG'S ALL-BRAN cereal. Mix well. Add flour mixture, stirring only until combined. Stir in chocolate morsels and nuts. Spread evenly in ungreased 9 x 13 x 2-inch pan.

3. Bake at 350° F about 1 hour and 10 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool completely before removing from pan. Drizzle with powdered sugar glaze, if desired.

Note

Glaze: Combine 1 cup powdered sugar and 4 teaspoons warm water

The following ingredients combined can be substituted for the 2 1/2 teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice.

1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon ginger

A 10 x 4-inch tube pan may be substituted for 9 x 13 x 2-inch pan