Bush’s® Apple Pumpkin Cake

Full of classic fall flavors, this delicious cake can be topped with whipped cream or your favorite cream cheese icing. Pureed BUSH'S® Country Style Baked Beans add a surprising sweetness.
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Recipe Details

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Servings: 12


  • 1 can (16 oz) BUSH'S® Country Style Baked Beans
  • 1 pkg (16.25 oz) spice cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup classic applesauce
  • 1 can (15 oz) pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie mix)


  1. Remove the bacon from the can of Country Style Baked Beans. Pour the can of beans and sauce into a blender and puree.
  2. Combine the cake mix, use ¾ cup of the pureed beans (discard small amount of remaining puree) and 3 eggs in a mixing bowl and mix well.
  3. Add the applesauce and pumpkin and mix well till all ingredients are combined.
  4. Spoon batter into a sprayed 9x13 cake pan at 350° F for 30-35 minutes or till a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  5. Cool in pan.
  6. Top with whip cream or Cream cheese frosting for fun! Yields 12 servings OR Use cupcake pans with paper liners. Fill 2/3 full.
  7. Bake at 350° for 12- 15 minutes or till a wooden pick comes out clean.
  8. Makes 2-3 dozen muffins or frost for a nutritious cupcake.