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Pumpkin Roll Recipe

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It is fall baking time!  From Pumpkin Sheet Cake to  pumpkin chocolate chip cookies  bring on the pumpkin for perfect fall desserts. You will love this pumpkin bread recipe it is the best ever! If you need a yummy dip for a party my pumpkin cheesecake dip will be a delicious treat! You also don’t want to miss these three ingredient pumpkin muffins . How easy is that?

Now for an easy show stopping dessert you will want to make this Pumpkin Roll.
Pumpkin Roll

How to make a Pumpkin Roll

Lightly spray a 10 X 15 jelly roll pan with cooking spray. Line the jelly roll pan with parchment paper.  The cooking spray helps adhere the paper to the pan.  Give the top of the paper a coat of cooking spray.

pumpkin roll parchment lined pan

Pumpkin Roll Recipe

for cake
1/4 cup powdered sugar (to sprinkle on towel)
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 large eggs
1 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)

for filling
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, at room temperature
1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
1/4 butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Powdered sugar for decoration

Preheat oven to 375° F

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt in a bowl. Beat eggs and granulated sugar in large mixer bowl until thick. Mix in pumpkin. Stir in flour mixture. Spread batter evenly into prepared jelly roll pan.

pumpkin roll batter in pan

Sprinkle a thin, cotton kitchen towel with powdered sugar. A towel with little texture works best.  Be sure to put enough powdered sugar on the towel so the cake will not stick when rolling up the cake.

pumpkin roll preparing towel

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until top of cake springs back when touched.  Don’t over bake.  Immediately loosen and flip cake onto prepared towel. Carefully peel off paper.

pumpkin roll peeling parchment away

Roll the cake up in the towel.

pumpkin roll rolling in towel

Refrigerate cake until cool, about an hour. While cake is cooling prepare the filling.

To make filling beat cream cheese, 1 cup powdered sugar, butter and vanilla until smooth.

pumpkin roll rolled in towel

Gently unroll the cake.

pumpkin roll unrolled

Spread cream cheese mixture over cake. Reroll cake. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least one hour.

pumpkin roll filled

Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.

pumpkin roll sliced

Enjoy!

 

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