Sharp's at Waterford Farm

Family-operated farm in Howard County, MD since 1903

Pumpkin-Pecan Cake Roll

Pumpkin-Pecan Cake Roll (This is a great recipe when you have company coming & you want to impress them!)



3 eggs                                                                     1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 cup sugar                                                             1 cup finely chopped pecans

3/4 cup all purpose flour                                          confectioners sugar

3/4 cup pumpkin                                                      FILLING:  

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon                          2 – 3 oz. packs of cream cheese, softened

1 teaspoon baking powder                                    1 cup confectioners sugar

1 teaspoon ground ginger                                      1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg



Line a greased 15 x 10 x 1 baking pan with waxed paper & grease the paper; set aside.


In a mixing bowl, beat eggs for 5 minutes. Add the sugar, flour, pumpkin, cinnamon, baking powder, ginger, salt, & nutmeg; mix well. Add lemon juice. Spread batter evenly in prepared pan; sprinkle with pecans.


Bake at 375 degrees F for 15 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 5 minutes. Turn cake onto a kitchen towel dusted with confectioners sugar. Gently peel off waxed paper. Roll up cake in towel, jelly roll style, starting with a short side. Cool completely on a wire rack.


In a large mixing bowl, combine the filling ingredients; beat until smooth. Unroll cake; spread filling over cake to within 1/2 inch of edges. Roll up again; place seam side down on a serving platter. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Updated: January 22, 2016 — 7:10 am

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