Marilyn's Thanksgiving Recipes

 

Pumpkin Cake Roll

·         3 large eggs
·         1 cup granulated sugar
·         2/3 cup canned pumpkin purée
·         1 teaspoon lemon juice
·         3/4 cup all‑purpose flour
·         2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
·         1 teaspoon ginger
·         1 teaspoon baking powder
·         1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
·         1/2 teaspoon salt
·         1 cup chopped walnuts
·         Confectioners’ sugar 

Filling

·         1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar
·         2 3-ounce packages cream cheese
·         4 tablespoon (1/2 stick) softened butter
·         1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Beat the eggs in the electric mixer on high speed for 5 minutes.Gradually beat in the sugar. Add the pumpkin and the lemon juice and beat until well blended. Combine the dry ingredients in a separate bowl, then fold into the pumpkin mixture. Spread evenly into a greased and floured pan. Sprinkle the walnuts over the batter. Grease and flour 15 x 10 x 1‑inch panBake in the center of a 375-degree oven for 15 minutes.Turn out onto a lint‑free dish towel that is sprinkled with confectioners’ sugar. Very carefully roll, beginning with long side, rolling towel and cake together. Cool completely.Combine filling ingredients in a medium electric mixer bowl. Beat until smooth. Unroll cake. Spread the cream cheese filling evenly over the cake. Re-roll and place, seam side down, on a tray. Refrigerate until ready to serve.Serves 8 to 10.
 

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