"Fish, to taste right, must swim three times - in water, in butter, and in wine."--Polish Proverb

Pecan Pumpkin Roll Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Pecan Pumpkin Roll, by , is from Generations of Good Eating, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jeanne Ward
Added: Monday, April 21, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
3 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup canned pumpkin, or cooked mashed fresh pumpkin
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup chopped pecans
2-3 tablespoons powdered sugar

Cream Cheese Filling:
1-1/4 powdered sugar
1 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup lightly salted butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375. Grease and flour a 15"x10"x1" jelly roll pan. Combine eggs, sugar and brown sugar; beat on high speed of an electric mixer until smooth. Add pumpkin, mixing well. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg, stirring well. Add to pumpkin mixture and mix until smooth. Pour batter into prepared pan and spread evenly (batter will be thin). Sprinkle batter with chopped pecans. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until top of cake springs back when touched. Sprinkle 2 T. powdered sugar on a tea towel. Loosen edges of cake and carefully invert onto towel. Roll up cake in towel, beginning with short side. Cool completely.

Meanwhile, make the filling. Combine 1-1/4 cup powdered sugar, cream cheese, butter and vanilla in a medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Unroll cake, and spread with cream cheese filling to within 1/2" of edges. Carefully re-roll cake without towel. Chill.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 to 10
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a very good make-ahead dessert for Thanksgiving!

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

174W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!