Somethin’ pumpkin.

6 Dec
Last week we had a Thanksgiving feast at work.  Everything was prepared for us except for dessert.  I wracked my brain to try and think of something creative but thoughts of pumpkin rolls kept jumping into my head.  Mmmm pumpkin.  So, I decided that I had to make a pumpkin roll.
Pumpkin = Thanksgiving = Tradition.  And everyone likes tradition, right?
I’m starting to think that I might just have to stock up on pumpkin so when it isn’t on the shelves at the grocery store I can get my fix.
Once I perused the internet for the perfect recipe I decided to make Granny Kat’s pumpkin roll.
I followed the recipe except I used Bob’s Red Mill graham flour instead of regular flour.  I think it gave the cake a nice texture :)  I also never realized how many fun flavors of flour they have! Like coconut flour…oooo! ahhh!
Mmm look at all those layers of cream cheese!
Let’s just say that when I brought this to the celebration, there were disputes about who got the last slice.  I’d call that a success :)

 

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16 Responses to “Somethin’ pumpkin.”

  1. movesnmunchies December 6, 2010 at 2:13 pm #

    this is BEAUTIFUL! and looks luscious!

  2. kristy @ ksayerphotography December 6, 2010 at 2:53 pm #

    This looks delicious Allie!
    I wish we had all those different flours in Australia, everyone must be boring here or something. Hopefully one day they’ll get creative :P

    • allieatfood December 9, 2010 at 1:54 am #

      I’ll have to send you some Kristy!

  3. DessertForTwo December 6, 2010 at 4:22 pm #

    Cake rolls are really hard to make–you make it look easy! And delicious!

    Coconut flour? Hmm…

    • allieatfood December 9, 2010 at 1:55 am #

      Thanks Christina! I followed the directions and crossed my fingers! Not as talented as you are!

  4. Holly December 6, 2010 at 10:54 pm #

    I LOVE your site :) My Mom always made pumpkin rolls during Christmas time! Aww the pics take me back! It looks soo good!!

  5. kate December 7, 2010 at 1:18 pm #

    Cream cheese and pumpkin. A match made in foodie heaven!

    • allieatfood December 9, 2010 at 1:56 am #

      Seriously, it is like a party in your mouth.

  6. Kayla December 7, 2010 at 1:30 pm #

    I made my first pumpkin roll in October, it was heaven!! Love the idea of using graham flour, will have to find some!

    • allieatfood December 9, 2010 at 1:56 am #

      Check your grocery store, they probably carry it!

  7. Damaris @Kitchen Corners December 8, 2010 at 2:01 am #

    I still have a pumpkin lying around my Halloween. Your roll looks perfect. Your granny would be proud.

    • allieatfood December 9, 2010 at 1:57 am #

      Thank you so much! I read your site all the time and got excited to see that you left a comment :)

  8. pursuitofhealthfulness December 9, 2010 at 8:59 am #

    I’ve always been a little intimidates to make a roulade, but this looks great! Plus, it’s pretty much impossible to go wrong with pumpkin!

  9. Salah December 9, 2010 at 10:23 pm #

    omg this looks sooooo amazing!!!!!! I would love this right now I’m craving something sweet with pumpkin :-)

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