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Pumpkin Roll Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Don & Carol Blalock
Added: Sunday, July 10, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CAKE: Powdered sugar
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1/4 tsp. salt
3 large eggs
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup 100% pure pumpkin
1 cup chopped walnuts (opt.)

FILLING:
1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
6 Tbsp. butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
PREHEAT oven to 375 degrees. Grease 15x10-inch jelly-roll pan; line with wax paper. Grease and flour paper. Sprinkle towel with powdered sugar.
COMBINE flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt in small bowl. Beat eggs and sugar in large mixer bowl until thick. Beat in pumpkin. Stir in flour mixture. Spread evenly into pan. Sprinkle with nuts.
BAKE for 13 to 15 minutes or until top of cake springs back when touched. Immediately loosen and turn cake onto prepared towel. Carefully peel off paper. Roll up cake and towel together, starting with narrow end. Cool on wire rack. BEAT cream cheese, powdered sugar, butter, and vanilla in small mixer bowl until smooth. Carefully unroll cake; remove towel. SPREAD cheese mixture over cake. Reroll cake. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least one hour. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This has become a Thanksgiving tradition.

 

 

 

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