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Pumpkin Roll Recipe | Cream Cheese Filling

Delicious pumpkin roll recipe your friends and family will love! Beginners guide and tips so that it doesn't crack
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin roll recipe, holiday dish, dessert to share
Servings: 8
Calories: 232kcal


  • parchment paper
  • 2 clean dish towels
  • cookie sheet


  • 2/3 cup %100 pure pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • powdered sugar (sprinkle on top)

For Filling

  • 1 8oz package cream cheese
  • 4 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 375
  • Using a hand mixer or Kitchen Aid, beat pumpkin, sugar and eggs for 2-3 minuets.
  • In a small bowl combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Add to pumpkin mixture. Beat to a creamy mix.
  • Line cookie sheet with parchment paper and add your filling. Taking care to smooth it out evenly.
  • Bake at 375 for 15 minutes.
  • While the cake is baking, prepare your cream cheese filling. In a mixing bowl add cream cheese, soften butter, vanilla extract and powdered sugar. Mix to a smooth creamy texture. Set aside.
  • Once cake is done, cut in half width ways and place a clean kitchen towel on each side right up to the edge.
  • Peel the parchment paper back slightly and begin to roll the cake while it's warm. Roll completely.
  • Roll completely and allow to cool in the dish towels for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes unroll your pumpkin roll and add your cream cheese mixture.
  • Fill and re-roll.
  • Wrap the pumpkin roll in plastic cling wrap and place in fridge for 30 minutes to fully cool.
  • *Optional- Before serving sprinkle with powered sugar.


To avoid cracking use parchment paper and roll while it is still warm. 
Makes two pumpkin rolls.
  • The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will very based on different bands of ingredients used and cooking methods. 


Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 3271IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg