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Pumpkin cake, also called pumpkin roll, is easy to make and sure to please, perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas parties. Try this pumpkin cream cheese recipe once and you'll be making it often!
Dietary Fiber: 2g
For high altitude, I made this adjustment: Added 2-3 tablespoons flour Reduced Baking Soda by 1/8 teaspoon. Reduced Baking Powder by 1/8 teaspoon Decreased Sugar by 1-2 tablespoons
Best Pumpkin Roll recipe ever. My Church friends ask for it often. I use Parchment paper in place of wax it is so much easier to get off.
this is always a hit at our house!
I use this recipe,super easy,I grease my jelly pan & add Parchment paper flatten paper by filling all corners ,then I grease & flour the paper on top ,leave a small bit of paper over the ends & bake remove from oven let set about 5 mins. in pan &roll it up using the same paper you baked on then unroll & add filling,super easy & no need to roll in a towel.
I FELT NERVOUS TO MAKE THIS AT FIRST BUT I DID IT AND IT TURNED OUT PERFECT MY FAMILY WAS IMPRESSED AND LOVED IT I WILL MAKE IT AGAIN AND AGAIN. THANK YOU FOR A GREAT RECIPE.
The red measurements do no come up on my printer. So went to grocery store to get it off the can of pumpkin. I hop this don't do this for anyone else. I Love this recipe. Audrey
I was running short of time so I let the baked pumpkin cool flat on the towel and then cut it in 3 pieces and layered it will the filling!! SO EASY if you are afraid of making a pumpkin roll! and always a hit!!
Fantastic treat to have for Thanksgiving week. I also make toasted cinnamon pecans to sprinkle over the roll and around the serving plate, which adds a nice autumn flavor to it as well.
I make about 10 of these every Thanksgiving and the people I give them to ask for more
This recipe truly is easy, and the cake looks very pretty when finished. Don't skimp on the powdered sugar.
turned out amazing, and the family had it gone in a day thank you for the recipe!
My mom made these every year and then passed this recipe on to me. Now my children and mom,and brothers are having me bake them. LOVE THIS RECIPE. This will be passed down to my girls so they can make them after I am gone.! Thank You for such a GREAT Recipe !!!
i added 2-4 drops of orange extract instead of vanilla, and it was excellent, made it seem a little "lighter" when eating it, and sooo refreshing.
I have made this for the past 20 years. everyone loves it. it's a staple for thanksgiving.
Love this recipe! I made my first pumpkin roll on Monday and it turned out fantastic! It was trial run for Thanksgiving. I have my freshly made pumpkin roll for tomorrow cooling. I had a slight crack but nothing that was too noticeable. I will master this without the cracks eventually! My boys who are super picky gave this rave reviews. Yum!
flavor is really good, the pumpkin shines. pretty to look at as well. easy to make.
I have always made this for my family and the really enjoy every bite of it...its quite simple to make...
Always wanted to make pumkin rolls but was afarid it was to hard. I made this recipe today they turn out awesome. They were alot easier to roll then I thought took some advice from some of the other comments has np problem with the filling gushing out.
This cake was delicious!! I made it for Thanksgiving, and there was none left. However, I only added 2/3 cups sugar to the cake, and added an extra 1/4 cup pumpkin. Also, for the frosting, I added a little more milk to make it more creamy. It was very good and delicious though.
I make this pumpkin roll every holiday, and Birthdays and it is the best out there! I usually double stuff it with the cream cheese and walnut filling tho.
I make this for every Holiday and some Birthday's and everyone lovesit!! It is for sure the best pumpkin roll out there. I usually double stuff it with the cream cheese filling tho.
My mother has made these since i was a kid, and now i am making them for my family! love them!! They are delicious! Highly Recommended!
I have made this multiple times and always to rave reviews. Highly recommend you try this recipe!
I have been making these for years! I make several for the holidays starting with Thanksgiving and freeze them, this makes slicing so much easier. I can slice off what I need and keep the rest frozen, doesn't take long for it to thaw and be enjoyed. One thing is that the cake always cracks, sometime splitting completely when unrolling, not sure why but it doesn't affect the flavor
I have been making these pumpkin rolls for years. I add crushed walnuts to some for a twist. I slice them and freeze them so that they can be pulled out and thawed with ease.
I love the pumpkin roll...I made it with my daughter before and everyone who ate it said it was delicious...
I have beeen making this for years - my family requests it instead of pumpkin pie. It freezes well and since a large can o pumpkin makes many rolls, I usually have one in the freezer from Thanksgiving until after Christmas.
THis is really not difficult to make, just time consuming. Preparation of the pans and towels before beginning is key. 1 Large can of Libby's pumpkin makes 5 rolls.
I have been doing this roll for about 8 years and my kids love it. Gotta watch the calories though. Definitely not for a low fat diet. I also freeze my sliced rolls and put them in Tupperware to protect flavor. They come out awesome with a little defrost and are even great a little frozen.
I make this recipe every year for friends. Everyone loves it.
So easy to make and was so good! It rolled excellently and tasted even better! I left out the nuts. Great for something other than pumpkin pie for a desert.
this recipe is fantastic!!!!!!!!!
I have made this Pumpkin Roll for years, and it's delicious. I highly recommend it!
This recipe is AMAZING and a great alternative to the traditional pumpkin pie. It's now become a family tradition and I've been told that I MUST make these during the holidays. The count to make this year is a minimum of 5! The only downside is that the roll is a bit tricky to perfect, but with a recipe this good, no one really cares what it looks like.
I made this pumpkin roll for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it even the children. It was an instant family favorite that I'll be making for years to come.
Easy to make, and spices were just right!
Tips for ease: Use a 100% cotton flat wrinkle free kitchen dish towel. Using a sifter, cover the towel liberally with powdered sugar--about 1/4 inch. The more powdered sugar on the towel, the easier it is to unroll the pumpkin roll without cracks. Make sure you allow the roll to cool for at least 30 to 35 minutes before unrolling. If the roll should crack...not to worry....sprinkle the roll with powdered sugar and nobody will see the crack.
I have made this pumpkin roll many times. It is requested often at family gatherings and work parties. The first time I made it I was concerned how strong the pumpkin flavor would be. I'm a fan of pumpkin bread, but don't care for the overpowering flavor/texture like in a traditional pumpkin pie. It passed with flying colors. Can't get enough of it!!!
This has been my Mom's request for her Christmas Eve birthday cake for years now. We all love it!
A very simple and sweet treat that was basic to make,and not too complicated to make.The filling is very sweet,and I did double mine to add extra filling.My grandchildren who are all under 6 loved this roll.
When I have made Pumpkin roll, I have baked 5 rolls at a time and freeze some of the rolls. When I have company I just take it out of the freezer thaw it and serve. My guests and family really love it.
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