April's StoryAnother hoilday favorite. This is one of my favorite christmas Memories, My Aunt Glenda would make this every year. She would send us out to the woods in Arkansas to get the pecans, and we would sit on the porch and crack them while singing Christmas Carols.
all purpose flour
chopped pecans or walnuts
FOR THE FILLING:
8 ounce cream cheese
1PREHEAT OVEN TO 375 DEGREES: In large bowl, beat eggs for five minutes. Gradually add sugar. Stir in pumpkin and lemon juice. Fold in dry ingredients and spices. Put in greased and floured jelly roll or sheet pan and sprinkle with chopped pecans over the top. Bake for 15 minutes.
2While cake bakes,combine confectioner's sugar,butter,cream cheese,and vanilla in a large bowl. Mix until smooth.
3When cake is finished baking, turn out onto a clean towel which has been dusted with confectioner's sugar. Quickly roll up and cool completly. When cake is completly cooled, unroll and spread with cream cheese mixture all the way, leaving 1/4 inch unfrosted on all sides. Re-roll without towel and sprinkle with more confectioner's sugar. MUST BE KEPT REFRIDGEATED.
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