This amazing Pumpkin Torte with Orange Cream Filling will delight family and guests. It is an elegant torte (multilayered cake) with layers of pumpkin filling and orange liqueur and topped with whipped cream. With great eye appeal, as well intricate flavors, this will be the center of attention.
- 1 pkg. (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix
- 1 can (30 oz.) LIBBY'S® Easy Pumpkin Pie Mix, divided
- 3 large eggs
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 3 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur (such as Grand Marinier) or orange juice, divided
- 1 1/2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
- Orange rind slices (optional)
PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease two 8- or 9-inch round cake pans.
BEAT cake mix, 1 1/2 cups pumpkin pie mix, eggs and oil in large mixer bowl for 2 minutes. Spoon into prepared pans.
BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of cakes comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
MEANWHILE, WHISK together evaporated milk and cornstarch in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Stir in remaining pumpkin pie mix and 1 tablespoon liqueur. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute or until thickened; remove from heat. Cover; cool to room temperature.
SPRINKLE remaining 2 tablespoons orange liqueur over tops of cakes. Cut layers in half horizontally. Spread about 3/4 cup filling between layers. Spread top of cake with whipped topping and garnish with orange curls, if desired. Store in refrigerator.
Review This Recipe
VERY festive dessert.
Easy to make, if you have plenty of time. But you can also substitute pre-made (refrigerated) vanilla pudding, flacored with the orange liquer.
Saves loads of time, and stil very good.
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