Pumpkin Angel Food Cake Bars

 Is it finally Friday?  It’s been a busy week and I’m ready to relax and veg out.  Anyone else?  Do me a favor  and make these bars, then veg out.  They require just three ingredients {not including the glaze, but it’s so easy it doesn’t count!}.  One box of angel food cake mix, one 15 ounce can of pumpkin, and some pumpkin pie spice.  That’s it!   
 
 I really like angel food cake.  But let me just tell you I really really like pumpkin angel food cake. Cut into little bars and covered in a little pumpkin spiced glaze- it’s amazing!  
 3 Ingredient Pumpkin Angel Food Cake Bars || Sweet Treats & More
 
 
 You still get that same spongy consistency of normal angel food cake, it’s just a bit more dense with just a hint of pumpkin flavor.  You can make these without the glaze and they’re actually a low-fat treat.  But I wasn’t in the mood for low-fat.  I saw this glaze on these pumpkin cinnamon rolls and thought it would be perfect on these bars.  
 
I mean, how dreamy is that glaze? I wanted to drink it. 
 
3 Ingredient Pumpkin Angel Food Cake Bars
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Ingredients
  1. 1 box Angel Food Cake Mix
  2. 1 (16oz) canned pumpkin
  3. 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
for the glaze
  1. 3/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
  2. 1 1/2 tbsp hot water
  3. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  4. 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Mix angel food cake mix, pumpkin, and 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice in a bowl. Pour into a greased 9 X 13 in cake pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cool.
  3. In another bowl, beat powdered sugar, hot water, vanilla and 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice together. Drizzle over the top of the cake and cut into squares.
Notes
  1. bars adapted from Kim Bensen
  2. Pumpkin glaze from Honest Cooking.
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Comments

  1. says

    These look really good. BTW, making an angel food cake from scratch is pretty easy, just be sure you get all the yolk into a separate container, but the bigger bonus is that you can control how much sugar goes into it.

  2. Anonymous says

    Are there any eggs in this recipe? I don’t see it listed, but just wanted to make sure!!! I’m making this as soon as I get an answer :) *So excited*

  3. Anonymous says

    I saw this on Pinterest and made them wiht my niece tonight! They were really good and she loved them too! If I figured it correctly they are 90 calories a piece(i cute them into 24 squares) and only 2 grams of fat in the whole pan!!!!! Thanks so much for the recipe!

  4. Janice says

    Hello – just a quick question. Do I make the Angel Food Cake according to the box instructions? Or do I use the pumpkin instead of the other cake ingredients? Thank you!

  5. Brittany says

    What brand of Angel Food Cake mix do you use? I know it doesn’t matter in regards to the recipe, but I’d just like to know. Also, This sounds SO good! I have a disease that causes me to be fed by a feeding tube because my body cannot handle or process “regular” food, but typically I’m able to tolerate a small slice of Angel food cake here and there. I’ve been CRAVING pumpkin but I can no longer eat any of the typical pumpkin treats, I think this just might be my answer! I’m so excited to try it!

  6. Dee Bukosky says

    My angel food cake mix has the egg whites separate from the mix. Should i just mix everything together for this cake?

    Thanks.

  7. Karen Howard says

    Hi. Thanks for being here. I’m going to try these with white, vanilla or yellow cake mix instead. They look good & the glaze seems good too. How about Maple Glaze too, to change it up now & then? I’m signing up!

  8. Angie says

    I followed this recipe exactly and they were terrible, I was so disappointed. I am a seasoned baker so I don’t know what went wrong. I even made cream cheese frosting to doctor them up, but no takers. Make these and sample them before you serve them to guests!

  9. Mia says

    The cake is really good but I don’t like the glaze, at all, so now I need to figure out a different glaze or frosting to put on it.

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