For the Cake Batter:
1 box super moist yellow cake mix
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup sour cream
3/4 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
2 1/2 Teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
3/4 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
For the Glaze
1 cup powdered sugar
2 Tablespoons milk
1 Teaspoon vanilla
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Greased the bottom and sides of a 13×9 inch baking pan.
Place the cake mix, oil,eggs, sour cream, pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed about 2 minutes until ingredients are just incorporated. Measure out 2 cups of batter, place the batter onto the bottom of your prepared pan.
In a small bowl combine the walnuts with the brown sugar. Toss to combine. Sprinkle evenly over the cake batter. Spoon the remaining batter evenly over the filling. Using a spatula, carefully spread batter over the filling to the edges of the pan. Place in the oven and bake about 35 – 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove the pan to a cooling rack.
Make the glaze:
Place the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla in a medium bowl. Whisk to combine. Pour the glaze over the top of the hot cake, using a spatula to cover the entire cake with glaze. Cool the cake completely before serving.