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Monday, September 15, 2014

Pumpkin Roll Cake With Cream Cheese Filling

I am not a huge fan of pumpkin, I love pumpkin bread but would choose pecan pie over pumpkin pie any day!   
 Now this fun rolled cake with both pumpkin and pecans really rocks my world!!  Yep one of the best cakes, I have ever made!    Just try it and then let me know what you think.

Pumpkin Roll Cake with Creme Cheese Filling

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup of all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 oz cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
1. Heat oven to 375 degrees
2. Coat bottom and sides of a 15 X10 inch jelly roll pan with cooking spray and line with parchment paper
3. Beat eggs for about 5 minutes until thick and lemon colored, gradually add sugar, beating until well combined
4. In a separate bowl, mix flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder,ginger, nutmeg and salt
5. Add to egg mixture and beat well
6. Combine pumpkin, pecans and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and gradually add to mixture, beating well
7. Spread into prepared pan and bake for 15 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
8. While the cake is still hot, run a knife around the edges of the pan to loosen.
9. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of powdered sugar on a 15 X 10 inch area of a kitchen towel
10. Turn cake over onto the towel, and peel off parchment paper
11. Starting at the narrow end, roll up cake and the towel. (leaving the towel in the cake until it completely cools)
12. Place seam side down on wire rack to cool completely.

+For Filling:
1. Beat cream cheese and butter until creamy
2. Gradually add 1 cup of powdered sugar
3. Stir in vanilla and 1 teaspoon lemon juice.
4. Carefully unroll cooled cake and remove towel
5. Spread cream cheese mixture over the top of the cake
6. Re-roll cake and place seam side down on a serving platter, cover and chill for at least 3 hours before serving
7. Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar if desired.
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  1. wow!! that looks amazing! I love the pumpkin cream cheese combo. mmmmm

  2. One of the best things about autumn is all the awesome pumpkin recipes! This one looks fantastic.

  3. That looks so good! I've never had a pumpkin roll, but it looks amazing. I love pumpkin recipes.

  4. Oh my goodness, I love pumpkin and pecans! I've had a similar cake before and it was really good. I can't wait to try your recipe. Thanks so much!

  5. Oh my goodness this looks unbelievable!

  6. I had a pumpkin roll from a bakery one time and I always wanted to learn how to make my own.

  7. This looks so good! Like fall in a dessert! You did a fabulous job on this and I can't wait to try it!

  8. I'm trying out a pumpkin roll this week! Looks so delicious!

  9. I've always wanted to try making one of these. They remind me of a giant Little Debbie Swiss roll...only pumpkin. Thanks for sharing

  10. Mmmmkay ..... just give me the pumpkin desserts you don't want! :P I love that you added pecans to this cake roll - you can't go wrong with those two flavors!

  11. OK, I just finished dinner and haven't had dessert and I want to eat my screen right now! YUM!

  12. Oh my goodness, that looks delicious! I can't wait to try it!!

  13. Pumpkin and Cream Cheese are a match made in heaven. Seriously, this looks so yummy!

  14. Oh, yum! I will have to pin this to make it later.

  15. Pumpkin roll cakes are on of my favorite fall desserts, this looks so yummy!

  16. We love fall desserts and yours looks perfect!

  17. Excited to have you back and with a pumpkin recipe no less! This looks so delicious. I will definitely be making it this fall.

  18. This looks sooo good - I think I could eat that filling with a spoon!

  19. G'day! This cake so reminds me of childhood food yum!
    Cheers! Joanne @ What's On The List

  20. YUM, YUM! Can't wait to make this one. Pinned. Thanks so much for sharing!

  21. Definitely ready for fall with this one!

  22. Anything with cream cheese is delicious (and super healthy for you, right? Right??).

  23. I am always impressed by the rolled up treats with stuff inside... Looks delish!

  24. So more confessions. Roll cakes are something that are on my bucket make b/c goodness knows I've eaten my fair share. They intimidate me something bad! Love the pecans in this. My preference is for pecans too.

  25. Looks so good! I need to try to make one soon. Thank you for sharing with Foodie Friends Friday. I chose your recipe as my Host Favorite. It will be featured tomorrow on Daily Dish Magazine tomorrow! Hope to see you again next week.

  26. Your Pumpkin Roll looks delicious, Evelyn! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome recipe with us at Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you have a fantastic day and come back real soon!
    Miz Helen

  27. Hi Evelyn! Your delicious Pumpkin Roll has been featured at Moore or Less Cooking, Simple Supper Tuesday Party! Nettie <3

  28. Hi Evelyn! The Pumpkin Roll Cake looks just divine and just in time for fall!

  29. Great post!!!! Congrats on being featured this past week on The Wednesday Roundup Link Party!!! We love having you!!! Besides being featured we've also pinned this one to our Link Party Features Pinterest Board! Come on by and check it out {}! Angela @ LeMoine Family Kitchen


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