This is a wonderful alternative to pumpkin pie, especially if you have pie-crust-o-phobia like I do. The crunchy topping on this is really delicious.
Pumpkin Pie Cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
1 large can pumpkin
1 13-oz. can evaporated milk (or use half-and-half)
1 Tb. pumpkin pie spice, or a mixture of 2 tsp. cinnamon and 1/2 tsp. each nutmeg, cloves, and ginger
1/2 tsp. salt
1 Tb. flour
1+1/2 cups sugar
Blend ingredients, beat well, and pour into 9 x 13 inch pan.
1 package yellow cake mix
1+1/2 cups chopped walnuts or pecans
1 cup (2 sticks) melted butter
Sprinkle dry cake mix over pumpkin mixture and gently pat down with an implement; sprinkle nuts on top. Drizzle melted butter over nuts. Bake in 350 degree oven for 50-60 minutes or until done. Allow to cool for 2 hours. Serve with whipped cream.