A delicious old family recipe for a pumpkin roll which is prepared as a Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday dessert or snack.
1 cup sugar
1 cup pumpkin (cooked)
1 tsp lemon juice
3/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 cup confectioner's sugar
1 - 8 oz. pkg cream cheese
1 T butter
1/2 tsp. vanilla
Beat together eggs, sugar, pumpkin and lemon juice. Sift together flour, salt,
baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, & nutmeg. Blend all sifted ingredients into
Grease & flour cookie sheet w/sides. Spread the cake mixture evenly on a
cookie sheet. Bake at 350 deg. for 15-20 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes.
Sprinkle clean towel with some confectioner's sugar; flip cake on towel & roll. Let stand until completely cool then unroll.
For filling, combine one (1) cup confectioner's sugar, cream cheese, butter, & vanilla. Beat until it is the consistency of icing. Spread on cake. Roll cake back up; chill in refrigerator one (1) hour before slicing and serving.
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