Sweet Potato or Pumpkin Log Roll - Dee Dee's

1
Diane Atherton

By
@DeeDee2011

My sister and I use to get together and make these for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Fun bonding time for us and yummy dessert!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    cooked mashed sweet potatoes or pumpkin
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    cloves
  • 1/4 tsp
    ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    pecans, in pieces
  • ·
    powdered sugar
  • ·
    cream cheese filling
  • INGREDIENTS FOR CREAM CHEESE FILLING

  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    butter flavoring
  • ·
    pinch of salt

How to Make Sweet Potato or Pumpkin Log Roll - Dee Dee's

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Grease bottom and sides of a 15 x 10 x 1-inch jellyroll pan; line bottome with waxed paper; flour sides.
  3. Stir dry mixture into wet mixture; mix well.
  4. Beat eggs at a high speed until lemon colored (about 5 minutes). Gradually add sugar, beating an additonal 5 minutes. Continue beating; add sweet potatoes (or pumpkin) and lemon juice.
  5. Pour batter into prepared jellyroll pan; sprinkle with pecans.
  6. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Meanwhile, sift powdered sugar onto a 15 x 10 inch linen towel. When cake is done; immediately loosen cake from sides of pan (slide knife around sides) and turn on to prepared linen towel, remove wax paper.
  8. Starting at the narrow end, roll up cake and towel together; cool on a wire rack seam side down.
  9. Unroll cake, remove towel and spread cake with filling, re-roll.
  10. Refridgerate until ready to serve.
  11. DIRECTIONS FOR FILLING:
  12. Combine butter and cream cheese; beat until light and fluffy. Add powdered sugar, vanilla and salt; beat until smooth.

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About Sweet Potato or Pumpkin Log Roll - Dee Dee's

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #holiday




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