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Pumpkin Cake Bars with Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

Moist, light and satisfies the sweet tooth! Topped with a thick spread of vegan cream cheese frosting! Perfect for the fall season!
Course Baking
Cuisine Baking
Keyword pumpkin cake bars, pumpkin recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 square bars
Author Winnie Liong


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • 1 15 oz pumpkin puree
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 oz vegan cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat a pan to 350F. Line a 9x13 or 8x8 pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, mix together flours, coconut sugar, cinnamon, ground ginger, baking powder, baking soda and ground cloves.
  • In another large bowl, whisk together pumpkin puree, eggs, softened coconut oil and vanilla.
  • Add dry ingredients into wet ingredients. Stir gently until just combined.
  • Transfer to pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • When baking, prepare frosting by beating vegan cream cheese, softened butter, vanilla and powdered sugar together.
  • When cake is completely cooled, spread frosting on top and cut into bars.