Pumpkin Roll Pleaser

Cynthia Martinez


I have always wanted to make one of these and was scared to try. It was surprisingly easy. I got the basic outline from a recipe in Women's Day Nov 2012. I just rounded off the cups and added some extra butter to sautee the walnuts in.

★★★★★ 2 votes
Not many at my house
15 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


large eggs
1 c
1 c
pure pumpkin (can or homemade)
1 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
2 c
sauteed walnuts finely chopped
1 box
8 oz cream cheese
4 Tbsp
1 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Pumpkin Roll Pleaser


  • 1Heat oven to 350. Lightly coat a 15" x 10" x 1" jelly roll pan with Pam and parchment , leaving the overhand on two sides; coat the parchment with cooking spray.
  • 2In pan heat 2 T butter, while that is melting put walnuts in food processor and pulse to chunks. Then dump those in the butter and stir around for 2 minutes.
  • 3In a large bowl whisk together the eggs, sugar, pumpkin, flour, baking soda and cinnamon. Spread the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle with 1 1/2 cups sauteed walnuts and bake until the cake is puffed and a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 10-15 minutes.
  • 4Place a clean kitchen towel drectly on the top, then a baking sheet on top of that. Invert the cake then remove the pan and parchment paper. Let this sit til completely cool at least 30 min.
  • 5When you are ready to put it together, using an mixer,beat the cream cheese and 2 T butter until combined. Beat in confectioners sugar and vanilla til light and fluffy, about 2 min. Spread cake with cream cheese mixture and roll up from long side. Sprinkly with remaining sauteed walnuts..

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About Pumpkin Roll Pleaser

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids