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Protein Pumpkin Breakfast Cake

by Courtney on February 1, 2011

Who doesn’t love cake for breakfast, right?

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Well, this protein pumpkin cake is amazing.

It has a very dense and very moist consistency, making it nice and filling. It has just the slightest hint of sweetness which comes in part from the diced apples that are inside.

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When I counted up the nutritional facts for this recipe on SparkRecipes, I portioned it into 9 servings. However, you could easily be much more generous. Winking smile

Take a look at the facts:

protein pumpkin breakfast cake

Check out that protein! It’s definitely a must-try! Smile

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I highly recommend enjoying your cake by popping it into the microwave for 20 seconds to get it warm, then top it off with a little Greek yogurt, some banana slices, a sprinkle of cinnamon, and a drizzle of maple syrup.

I’m sure peanut butter would be just as fantastic….but either way, it’ll rock your socks! Smile

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1 Charlie February 1, 2011 at 10:08 pm

That cake looks sooo yummy! And a little maple syrup always makes me happy :).
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2 Amanda- The Nutritionist Reviews February 1, 2011 at 10:18 pm

That looks amazing!! I can’t wait to make it.
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3 Grace February 1, 2011 at 10:28 pm

It looks so amazing…and similar to a dessert I had once called pumpkin cloud.
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4 Lauren @ Hungry Dancer February 1, 2011 at 10:55 pm

Who wouldn’t want cake for breakfast?!?! I want!!
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5 Katy (The Singing Runner) February 1, 2011 at 11:33 pm

Yes I will be making this ASAP! :D
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6 andi February 2, 2011 at 1:44 am

oh my gosh, yum! can’t wait to try that!
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7 Autumn @ Good Eats Girl February 2, 2011 at 9:13 am

Looks amazing and what a great way to incorporate some protein!
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8 CaSaundra February 2, 2011 at 10:00 am

You’ve just made my day–cake for breakfast?! I am all over that idea. Plus I had a ton of canned pumpkin I still need to use up!

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9 Liz @ IHeartVegetables February 2, 2011 at 10:39 am

that looks so good!!! I wonder if I could make a single or double serving. I don’t know if it would still work, but I it looks SO good that I think I’ll have to try it!
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10 Liz @ IHeartVegetables February 2, 2011 at 10:44 am

P.S. I’m officially a subscriber! I just love your blog!
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11 Courtney February 2, 2011 at 12:53 pm

Thanks, Liz! :)

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12 Julie @ Peanut Butter Fingers February 2, 2011 at 10:50 am

this sounds FANTASTIC!!! and your pics of it are stunning. i love birthday cake for breakfast but THIS actually looks like it has some serious staying power w/ all that protein AND fiber! thanks for posting this, courtney!
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13 Kelsey, at Happyolks March 27, 2011 at 6:38 pm

Um, yes please? HEAVENLY. I LOVE pumpkin. I put it in everything, seriously!
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14 Leslie October 15, 2011 at 4:03 pm

Delish! I just made this cake and it exceeded my expectations. Filled with protein, but tastes like an amazing dessert! My boyfriend thought I was feeding him cake for breakfast :)

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15 Karli September 10, 2012 at 1:09 am

Hi! I want to try this recipe, but I have a
question: What size can of pumpkin- 15 oz.?
Thanks!!! Looks so YUMMY!

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16 Courtney September 10, 2012 at 7:51 am

Yup!

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17 Angel September 12, 2012 at 7:18 pm

This cake looks sooo DELISH!!! I must try it SOON :)))

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18 Lynne October 12, 2012 at 3:43 pm

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