Pumpkin Roll
Peter Pumpkin Eaters Favorite

Peter. Peter Pumpkin Eater never had a pumpkin roll this delicious.

Sprinkled with powder sugar and nutmeg, this is a great crowd pleaser.


  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup mashed pumpkin
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 11/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 11/4 cups powdered sugar, divided
  • 8 oz pkg cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla


  • Heat oven to 375 F degrees.
  • Beat eggs at high speed with electric mixer for 5 minutes.
  • Gradually add granulated sugar, beating well.
  • Stir in pumpkin and lemon juice.
  • Combine flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, baking powder and salt.
  • Add dry ingredient mixture to pumpkin mixture and blend well.
  • Spoon batter into a greased and floured 15x10x1 inch jelly-roll pan, spreading evenly to corners of pan.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Turn cake onto a lint free towel sprinkled with 1/4 cup powdered sugar.
  • Beginning at short end, roll up cake and towel together, jelly-roll fashion.
  • Let cool.
  • Combine remaining 1 cup powdered sugar, cream cheese, butter and vanilla. 
  • Beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Unroll cake and spread with filling.
  • Roll cake up again, without the towel.
  • Chill seam side down.
  • Sprinkle chilled pumpkin roll with a touch of powdered sugar and nutmeg.

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