Pumpkin roll

Pumpkin roll


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About this recipe: This is a Swiss roll with pumpkin sponge and a cream cheese filling. It looks and tastes just wonderful. A recipe from Mrs Harrington.

ThePumpkinQueen Sussex, England, UK

Makes: 1 pumpkin roll

  • 3 large eggs
  • 200g sugar
  • 170g stewed pumpkin, mashed and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 120g finely chopped walnuts
  • 85g flour
  • Filling
  • 120g icing sugar
  • 170g (6 oz) cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr35min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
  2. Beat eggs on high speed for five minutes. Gradually beat in sugar and stir in the pumpkin and lemon juice. In another bowl mix together the dry ingredients and fold into cake mixture.
  3. Line a greased Swiss roll tin (40x25x2.5cm) with baking parchment then grease the parchment. Spread the cake mixture evenly in the tin and sprinkle with the chopped walnuts.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. Turn out on to a tea towel dusted with icing sugar. Remove the parchment and starting at the narrow side of the cake, roll up the cloth and cake together and leave to cool.
  6. Filling:

  7. Whip all ingredients for the filling together, until well combined.
  8. Unroll sponge when cool and spread with the filling, then back roll up. Chill finished roll before serving. This freezes very well.

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