Pumpkin Spice Cup

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Pumpkin Spice Cup made with pumpkin sponge cake and whipped cream cheese, decorated with macarons. Very unique dessert that is simple to make at home. You will love this recipe.

dessert in the shape of a cup with a straw.

Why you’ll love this dessert

  • Dessert could be assembled in a chocolate cup or glass cup.
  • All steps to assemble this dessert could be done ahead of time. The final step is to make whipped cream and assemble Pumpkin Cup.
  • This is a unique dessert and your friends and family will be impressed with this presentation.

How to make this recipe

  • Bake pumpkin sponge cake. You can bake sponge cake a few days before assembling dessert. Cover the sponge in plastic wrap and keep it in the refrigerator until use.
  • Make cups from chocolate. Temper dark or milk chocolate and make cups. Use good quality chocolate like Callebaut. You can skip this step and use glass cups.
  • Make Pumpkin Spice Latte or Chocolate Macarons. For the recipe and how to make macarons, please check my separate post.
  • Prepare whipped Pumpkin spice cream. This cream needs to be made right before assembling the dessert.
  • Assemble the Pumpkin Spice Cup dessert. Get everything ready and only then assemble dessert. I used Wilton 1M pipping tip to pipe whipped cream.
Pumpkin Spice Cup dessert on the table.

How to store

Store this Pumpkin Spice Cup in the refregirator for 72 hours. I would not recommend freezing this dessert. This dessert disappers very fast from the table.

Pumpkin Spice Cup with the straw and macaron on the top.

If you make this Pumpkin Spice Cup please tag me on social media and make sure to leave a rating down below. I would love to see your creations!

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Pumpkin Spice Cup

Pumpkin Spice Cup

Pumpkin Spice Cup made with pumpkin sponge cake and whipped cream cheese in chocolate cup, decorated with macarons.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4 cups
Calories 1090 kcal


  • 1 stand mixer or electric hand mixer


Pumpkin Sponge cake

  • 180 gr (1 and 1/2 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 5 gr (1 teaspoon) baking powder
  • 5 gr (1 teaspoon) pumpkin spice powder
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 100 gr (1/2 cup) white granulated sugar
  • 50 gr (1/4cup) brown light sugar
  • 50 gr (1/4 cup) vegitable oil
  • 150 gr (2/3 cup) pumpkin puree

Whipped Pumpkin Spice Cream

  • 226 gr (8oz) cream cheese cold
  • 346 gr (1 and 1/2 cup) heavy whipping cream cold
  • 130 gr (1 cup) powdered sugar
  • 5 gr (1 teaspoon) pumpkin spice powder


Pumpkin Sponge Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit degrees. Line up baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In the large mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking powder and pumpkin pie spice powder. Set aside.
  • In a separate mixingbowl whisk eggs with sugars untill its fluffy. Add vegitable oil and pumpkin puree. Whisk again untill well combined.
  • Add dry ingredients and fold with the spatula. Do not overmix.
  • Transfer batter into baking sheet and level up with the spatula.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes or untill toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  • Let cool for a few minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Whipped Pumpkin Spice Cream

  • In the mixing bowl of stand mixer with pedal attachment, add cream cheese.
  • Beat cream cheese on the medium speed for 1-2 minutes or untill cream cheese is smooth and free of lumps.
  • Add sifted powdered sugar and pumpkin spice powder. Beat again for a few seconds.
  • Slowly drizzle in about 1/4 cup of heavy cream and beat on medium speed untill the cream cheese resembles a liquid mixture.
  • Continue to add the remaining heavy cream and beat untill stiff peaks form.
  • Use immediately and keep refrigerated.


Get all ingredients and tools ready before baking. 


Serving: 1cupCalories: 1090kcalCarbohydrates: 115gProtein: 14gFat: 66gSaturated Fat: 34gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 237mgSodium: 373mgPotassium: 347mgFiber: 3gSugar: 75gVitamin A: 7992IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 242mgIron: 4mg
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