Pumpkin Roll with Video Tutorial

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had Pumpkin Roll at Thanksgiving. It also happens to be my favorite thing to eat at Thanksgiving. I remember watching my mom make them each year to take to the family feast. Then, I watched in amazement as they were cut, revealing the perfectly spiraled pumpkin cake and cream cheese filling.

This pumpkin roll recipe and video tutorial is perfect for fall or Thanksgiving dessert. The perfectly spiraled pumpkin cake with cream cheese filling looks delicious. The video tutorial is super helpful in explaining how to make a pumpkin roll. I think I'll give it a try this year!

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Now that I’m a mom and do a large portion of the Thanksgiving baking, I have mastered the art of the Pumpkin Roll. They seem intimidating to to make, but they really aren’t that hard. Want to give it a try this year? I’ve shared the recipe at the bottom of this post and made a video tutorial below. Here’s the best pumpkin roll you’ll ever eat.

How to Make a Pumpkin Roll Video Tutorial


Tools you’ll need:

KitchenAid 5-Qt. Artisan Design Series with Glass Bowl - Sea GlassKitchenAid 5-Qt. Artisan Design Series with Glass Bowl – Sea GlassOXO Good Grips Non-Stick Pro Jelly Roll 10 x 15 InchOXO Good Grips Non-Stick Pro Jelly Roll 10 x 15 InchReynolds Wrap Cut-Rite Wax PaperReynolds Wrap Cut-Rite Wax PaperKitchen Towels Vintage Striped 100% Cotton Tea TowelKitchen Towels Vintage Striped 100% Cotton Tea Towel4 Piece Silicone Spatula Set4 Piece Silicone Spatula SetBPA-Free Melamine Large Rectangle PlatterBPA-Free Melamine Large Rectangle Platter

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Pumpkin Roll

This beautifully spiraled dessert is a family favorite. It's perfect for fall when you want all things pumpkin and makes a great dessert for Thanksgiving.

Course Dessert

Ingredients

  • 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 Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 cup Chopped Walnuts (optional)
  • 1 (8 oz) package Cream Cheese
  • 1 cup Sifted Powdered Sugar
  • 6 tbsp Butter (softened)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Grease 15X10-inch jelly-roll pan; line with wax paper or parchment paper. Then, grease and flour paper.

  3. Sprinkle a thin, cotton kitchen towel with powdered sugar.

Cake Recipe

  1. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt in a small bowl.

  2. Beat eggs and sugar in large mixer until thick.

  3. Beat in pumpkin.

  4. Stir in flour mixture. Spread evenly into prepared pan. (Optional: sprinkle with walnuts.)

  5. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until top of cake springs back when touched.

  6. Immediately loosen and turn cake onto prepared towel. Carefully peel off wax paper.

  7. Roll up cake and towel together, starting with the narrow end. Cool on a wire rack.

Filling Recipe

  1. Beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, butter, and vanilla extract in mixer until smooth.

  2. Carefully unroll cake; remove towel.

  3. Spread cream cheese mixture over cake.

  4. Reroll cake.

  5. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate atleast 1 hour. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving, if desired.

Recipe Notes

This recipe can easily be doubled (tripling is not recommended). Once doubled, 2 ½ cups of the cake batter will be needed for each prepared jelly-roll pan; 1 ¾ cups filling for each roll. Baking time remains the same.

This pumpkin roll recipe and video tutorial is perfect for fall or Thanksgiving dessert. The perfectly spiraled pumpkin cake with cream cheese filling looks delicious. The video tutorial is super helpful in explaining how to make a pumpkin roll. I think I'll give it a try this year!

This pumpkin roll recipe and video tutorial is perfect for fall or Thanksgiving dessert. The perfectly spiraled pumpkin cake with cream cheese filling looks delicious. The video tutorial is super helpful in explaining how to make a pumpkin roll. I think I'll give it a try this year!

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