Heat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease or
spray bottom only of 13 x 9-inch pan.
In large bowl, beat cake mix, pumpkin, water, oil, eggs and pumpkin pie spice
with electric mixer on low speed until moistened, then on medium speed 2 minutes,
scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
Bake for 26 to 33 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes
Immediately poke cake every inch with handle of wooden spoon halfway into cake;
cool for 5 minutes.
Place hot fudge topping in quart-size resealable bag. Cut tiny corner from bag;
squeeze hot fudge into holes in cake. Repeat as necessary to use all topping.
Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake.
Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled.
Drop frosting by spoonsful onto cake; spread evenly.
Just before serving, heat caramel sauce as directed on jar; drizzle a heaping
teaspoon over each serving of cake. Sprinkle with pecans.
Store cake loosely covered in refrigerator.
20 min Prep Time | 2 hr 55 min Total Time | 20 Servings