Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Pumpkin Roll

My cooking board is obsessed with pumpkin these days, so this recipe for pumpkin roll has been floating around for a few weeks now. We all know I'm not much of a baker, but this was so simple I figured I'd give it a shot.


I cut off this end piece to make the edge nice for the photo and just had to give it a try, right?


I absolutely loved this. I cut off another slice for SP and he was also a fan. I was looking forward to having this for breakfast all week. Unfortunately things went a little downhill from there. I wrapped the roll in plastic wrap, as per the recipe, and stuck it in the fridge. The next day when I unwrapped it, I noticed the cake was a little slimy. I asked around and it seems I should have dusted the outside with powdered sugar and loosely covered it instead. I'm going to try to save the cake, but I think this might be something I need to make again.
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7 comments:

  1. I've always wanted to make one of those pumpkin rolls. Great job! It looks delicioso!

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  2. Pumpkin roll is my FAAAAAVORITE! Any time you want to give it another shot, I'll give you my addy! lol!

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  3. I think you should definitely make this again. And share it with me.

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  4. RecipeGirl - Thanks! It was easy (and I say that as a non-baker).

    Katie - I have a ton of pumpkin left so it'll be soon. :)

    Brooke - Most definitely! I can bring it over when you show me how to bake bread. We need to set that up ASAP!

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  5. Nice job, fellow non-baker. ;)

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  6. yum, it looks fantasitc!! I love pumpkin rolls.

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  7. this is one of my favorite seasonal favorites and always a big hit!

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