Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Pumpkin Roll in Photos

Today My TMTT is a little different.  I don't have permission to share the recipe, however, the recipe can be gotten on-line here  This Pumpkin Roll recipe is from Josi S. Kilpack's book, Pumpkin Roll.  I have been reading this book.  I decided to make a few of the recipes that she shares in her book.  I will show you pictures of my Pumpkin Roll.  It turned out marvelous and was delicious.  Josi is also having a giveaway you can check it out here....

In conjunction with the release of Pumpkin Roll the author, Josi S. Kilpack, and the publisher, Shadow Mountain, are sponsoring a contest for a new iPad. To enter, leave a comment in the comment section of this blog before November 1, 2011. Winners will be announced and notified November 3rd 2011.
For additional ways to enter, go to www.josiskilpack.com
For additional ways to enter, go to participating blog sites schedule here, one entry per site you leave a comment, plus other ways to win here
My site 4 the LOVE of BOOKS here is another place

so now for my pictures and be sure to head over to Josi's site and read the first few chapters and download her recipes here.

gather ingredients for Pumpkin Roll
beat eggs
add sugar
add pumpkin
mix in dry ingredients
place in pan
bake in oven
sprinkle powdered sugar on cloth
prepare filling
add powdered sugar to cream cheese mixture

remove wax paper from roll
roll up pumpkin roll

let pumpkin roll cool

unroll cooled roll and spread filling

roll up and chill and enjoy
 WooHoo!  The author has given me permission to supply you with the recipe.  So here it is; however be sure to check out all the recipes in this book for download as a pdf here

Pumpkin Roll
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup flour
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1⁄2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon ginger
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese (softened)
1⁄4 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 11x15 jelly roll pan and line the bottom with parchment, wax paper, or a silicone mat. (The cake will stick to the pan otherwise since it’s such a thin layer.) In a medium-sized mixing bowl, beat eggs. Add sugar; mix well. Add pumpkin; mix well. Add the rest of the ingredients; mix well. Pour batter into prepared jelly roll pan (mixture will be thick). Smooth out as evenly as possible. Bake for 20 minutes.
While cake is baking, spread out a large dish towel or flour-sack towel on the counter. Sprinkle with 1⁄4 cup
powdered sugar. After removing cake from oven, immediately turn cake out onto the sugar-coated towel. Remove parchment, wax paper, or silicone mat from bottom of cake. Roll the cake and towel up together the long way. (The towel keeps the cake from sticking to itself; the powdered sugar keeps the cake from sticking to the towel.) Put the towel-rolled cake on a cooling rack and let cool at least 30 minutes.
While cake is cooling, make filling by beating cream cheese until smooth. Add butter and beat until smooth. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Mix well.
When cake has cooled at least 30 minutes, carefully unroll it from the towel. (It might crack; there’s nothing
you can do about that.) Spread with room-temperature cream cheese filling. Re-roll cake without the towel. Put cake on platter and cover. Refrigerate until serving—at least 1 hour, though 3 hours is best. (I usually cut the roll in half before I put it in the fridge or the freezer so it’s easier to work with.)
Cake freezes well for up to 2 months when wrapped tightly in aluminum foil. Serve chilled or frozen.
Serves approximately 14.

Be sure to leave a comment here on my blog to be entered in this giveaway.  Just for fun why not speculate what might be Josi's next culinary mystery coming out in Spring of 2012?  Then click here to find out how you can get additional entries

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  1. Awesome instructions! Thanks. Such a great book and contest.

  2. I love that you give us a recipe for pumpkin roll. That's awesome. I want to win the ipad and eat pumpkin roll and read Pumpkin Roll. Cool.

  3. I have Pumpkin Roll sitting on my nightstand. I will be diving in real soon here. Looking forward to another good read.

  4. I really like Josi's series and I am excited about this contest!!

  5. I tried the pumpkin roll at a book signing Josi did. I haven't had it for a long time before that. Finally started the reading the book. Yay.

  6. Such a great sounding book. Can't wait to read it. Thanks for the chance to win:)

    bchild5 at aol dot com

  7. I love this series and loved Pumpkin Roll. I love your photos of making the pumpkin roll - it sounds really good and doesn't look to hard to make - might have to try it. Also super excited for the giveaway!

  8. The pumpkin roll sounds delish and I absolutely love anything with pumpkin! You make it look so easy but how does the roll NOT break when you are rolling it warm?

    books4me67 at ymail.com

  9. You make the recipe look so easy to make but how does the roll not break when you are rolling it warm? I love anything pumpkin and this looks like it would be delish!

    Thank you for participating in the giveaway!

    books4me67 at ymail.com

  10. I missed the tour on this and I was so bummed! I've loved this series. And thank you for showing us how to make the pumpkin roll. I've never attempted a roll before, because I always figured the cake wouldn't roll properly. Awesome to see that it does.


    2 Kids and Tired Books

  11. Yummy recipe! Sounds like a fun cozy. Great contest, too.

    dlodden at frontiernet dot net

  12. love your pumpkin roll! read it! loved it! way to go josi! thank you for the chance to win an ipad2!

  13. You make it looks so easy making Pumpkin Roll. I am impressed!! Impressive contest too!

  14. Josi's recipes sound sooooo good! A very entertaining series! Love the books, and the contest.

  15. I've never made pumpkin rolls before...thanks for the how to! Excited for this contest!

  16. Love Josi's books! Can't wait to read Pumpkin Roll! Would love an Ipad!!!

  17. Thanks so much for the pumpkin roll recipe! My hubby will LOVE that! My kids will too for sure with the frosting!!!

    Thanks so much too for the very fun and generous giveaway chance!

  18. I love this series and I'm looking forward to reading Pumpkin Roll. Thanks for the great stories.

  19. I loved that you posted the instructions and recipe on here!! This series rocks!!

  20. I am really excited about this giveaway and this book series! I hope I win!

  21. Such an appetizing read!I highly recommended the whole series! Let the cover picture draw you in, stay for a great story!

  22. Love Josi's series. Pumpkin Roll was great. Following your blog now. :)

  23. I would love to read this book. Thanks for sharing!



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