LIBBY’S® Easy Pumpkin Crumb Cake

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 50 min
Cooling Time: 30 min
Yields: 20 servings


LIBBY’S® Easy Pumpkin Crumb Cake recipe combines pumpkin, cake mix and chopped nuts for a memorable dessert that is easy to prepare. To serve, cut into bars and top each serving with whipped topping, if desired.


  • 1 can (30 oz.) LIBBY'S® Easy Pumpkin Pie Mix
  • 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 2 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 pkg. (18.25 oz.) yellow or spice cake mix
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • Whipped topping (optional)


PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

COMBINE pumpkin pie mix, evaporated milk and eggs in large bowl. Pour into prepared pan.

COMBINE cake mix, melted butter and nuts in large bowl until crumbly (clean hands may be used). Sprinkle over filling.

BAKE for 50 to 55 minutes or until golden brown on top. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Top each serving with whipped topping, if desired.

Loose, but delicious

by D. Deborah , , on Mar. 2010

the comments are correct, this was more like a custard. The +++ part was that the flavor was fantastic and everyone loved it. The best of pumpkin pie and crumb cake combined!

Just okay

by J. Julie , GRAND BLANC, MI on Feb. 2010

I was not overwhelmed by this recipe. The topping wasn't as crunchy as I would've liked, so there would be a contrast between the pumpkin and the topping. I didn't find this to be anything special.

Good, but not what I expected

by K. Kristy , Arizona on Feb. 2010

I made this for a Christmas Party and it was good, but it was difficult to get out of pan and i had to leave it in pan, because it was too runny to put on a nice Christmas plate. It was good with whipped topping, though.

More like custard

by N. Nagisa , Saint Leonard, MD on Jan. 2009

Just as someone mentioned in a review, this is more like custard than cake. This cannot be served as bars as you have to scrape the custard from the bottom of the pan. It tastes fine but nothing special. I'm not sure I'll make this again.

Almost better than pumpkin pie!!

by K. Karen , Cleveland, OH on Nov. 2008

I made this wonderful dessert as a belated birthday "cake" for one of my nurse, work associates, June. She loved it & shared it with us. I recommended your VeryBestBaking site to all of the nurses I work with.

So Yummy!!

by K. Kerrie , Fort Smith, AR on Nov. 2008

This recipe was easy and a big hit with the family. I've given this recipe to everyone I know!!

We enjoyed this recipe

by K. Karen , Erie, PA on Oct. 2008

I made this for my family. I used the spice cake with it and it turned out really good. My family enjoyed it.

Good but nothing special

by D. Diana , Huntersville, NC on Sep. 2008

It was more like a custard than a cake. The flavor was okay but it didn't make me say "WOW". My family though it was okay but no one requested that I make it again.

Super Easy, but ...

by C. Catherine , SPARKS, NV on Dec. 2007

Super easy to make, but the custard is not firm enough to serve as bar cookies. I cut it into squares and served it with a spatula, but even then some of the custard stayed in the pan. I got rave reviews and will likely make this again. It's a great alternative to pumpkin pie.

Family Favorite

by S. Sheri , Crawfordsville, IN on Dec. 2007

I fixed this crumb cake today and it has already become a family favorite. It reminded us of pumpkin pie but was a lot easier. It's a keeper!