Libby's Pumpkin Roll
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Libby's Pumpkin Roll

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!

45 min
02 hrs 30 min



Powdered sugar

3/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

1/4 teaspoon salt

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 cup sugar

2/3 cup canned pumpkin

1 cup chopped walnuts, if desired


1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened

1 cup sifted powdered sugar

6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 teaspoon vanilla

Powdered sugar, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 15x10x1-inch baking pan; line with parchment or waxed paper. Grease and flour paper; set aside. Arrange clean thin, cotton kitchen towel on counter; sprinkle with powdered sugar.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt in small bowl. Combine eggs and sugar in large bowl; beat until thickened. Add pumpkin; beat until well mixed. Stir in flour mixture. Spread batter evenly into prepared pan. Sprinkle with walnuts, if desired.

  3. STEP 3

    Bake 13-15 minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched. Immediately loosen cake from edges of pan; invert onto prepared towel. Remove pan; carefully peel off paper. Roll up cake in towel while hot, starting with 10-inch side. Cool completely on wire rack.

  4. STEP 4

    Beat cream cheese, 1 cup powdered sugar, butter and vanilla in small bowl until smooth. Carefully unroll cake; remove towel. Spread cream cheese mixture over cake. Reroll cake. Wrap in plastic food wrap; refrigerate at least one hour. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving, if desired..

Tip #1

- Be sure to put enough powdered sugar on the towel before rolling up cake so it will not stick.

Tip #2

Recipe and photo courtesy of NESTLÉ® USA and


24Fat (mg)
105Cholesterol (mg)
290Sodium (mg)
41Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
7Protein (g)


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  December 07, 2017

I'm not one that usually writes a review, unless it exceptionally good, and this one was one of the few that I consider exceptionally good...super easy to make, and very delicious, I made one yesterday and shared it with a couple of my son's teacher's, It was so good I had to make us another one. Definitely worth a 5 star... thanks for sharing the recipe. Wendy M.

— says Wendy

Yes I wrapped it in wax paper the first one that I made and it was pretty slippery from the butter, the second one I made like the recipe said and I wrapped it in a thin kitchen towel, turned out much better.

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  December 04, 2017

This was super easy, fun, and delicious. I did not use a towel to roll the cake. Instead simply rolled the cake with the parchment I baked it on. This worked beautifully.

— says Carole
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