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Pumpkin Cake Roll

This classic pumpkin roll recipe is a moist and delicious cake with a maple cream cheese filling, rolled up and dusted with powdered sugar. The perfect fall dessert recipe everyone will love.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Chill time2 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pumpkin Cake Roll, Pumpkin Dessert, Pumpkin Roll
Servings: 8 Slices
Author: Great Grub, Delicious Treats


For The Pumpkin Cake

  • ¾ cup flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

For The Maple Cream Cheese Filling

  • 8 ounce cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup


  • Preheat oven to 350° and line a 15x10 inch jelly roll pan with parchment paper. Grease or spray with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.

For The Pumpkin Cake

  • In a medium bowl, add in flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice.
  • In a large bowl, beat together sugar, eggs, canned pumpkin, and vanilla.
  • Add dry ingredients into wet ingredients and mix well.
  • Pour onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 14-16 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven. While it is hot, pull parchment off of pan and place cake on a towel that has been dusted in powdered sugar. on a kitchen counter.
  • From the short end, roll the cake tightly and place on a cooling rack until fully cooled.

For The Maple Cream Cheese Filling

  • In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and butter together. Add in vanilla, maple syrup, and powdered sugar.
  • Once the cake has cooled completely, unroll the cake and spread filling over the top.
  • Roll the cake back up (not too tightly so filling won’t spill out).
  • Wrap in plastic wrap, then refrigerate or freeze at least 2 hours or overnight.

Serving The Pumpkin Roll

  • Remove plastic wrap, place cake roll on a serving platter, dust with powdered sugar and slice into desired slices. Enjoy!


Recipe inspired from verybestbaking.com