Pumpkin Roll Cake / Balkabaklı Rulo Kek

balkabaklı kek

Pumpkin Roll Cake (Balkabaklı Rulo Kek) (American recipe)

This is a sensational cake, if you are looking for something sweet! Recipe belongs to “Better Homes and gardens new cook book” I strongly suggest that you must give it a try!

3 eggs
¾ cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground ginger
½ tsp salt
½ tsp ground nutmeg
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup canned pumpkin
1 tsp lemon juice
1 cup chopped walnut
Sifted powder sugar

Cream cheese filling:

1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese
¼ cup softened butter
½ tsp vanilla
1 cup powder sugar


Allow eggs stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, grease 10 x 15 x 1 inch baking pan. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper; grease paper.

In a bowl combine dry ingredients; flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, ground ginger. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
In another bowl, beat eggs until lemon colored. Add sugar gradually and keep whisking.Stir in pumpkin and lemon juice. Fold flour mixture to pumpkin mixture slowly and spread batter in prepared pan evenly. Sprinkle chopped walnuts.

Bake 15 minutes. When it is cooled down a little, turn the cake out onto a sprinkled with sifted powder sugar. Remove parchment paper. Roll towel and cake into a spiral, starting from the short side. Cool it to room temperature.

Meanwhile, prepare cream cheese filling. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, vanilla and gradually add powder sugar. Beat until smooth.

Unroll cake; remove towel. Spread cake with the cream cheese filling to within 1 inch of edges. Roll up cake; trim ends. Cover; chill for 2 to 48 hours.


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