The Deen Bros. Lighter Pumpkin Roll Cake

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By Bobby and Jamie Deen

Lighter Pumpkin Roll Cake

330 Fewer Calories
12 g Less Fat

Ingredients:

Cake:
3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/4 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 egg whites, at room temperature
1/2 cup granulated sugar
3 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2/3 cup pure canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)

Filling:
1 1/2 cups fat free frozen thawed nondairy whipped topping
1/3 cup English toffee bits
1 tablespoon dark rum

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a 10 1/2 x 15 1/2 – inch jelly-roll pan with wax paper and spray with cooking spray. Dust a clean kitchen towel with the confectioners’ sugar, and set aside.

Combine the flour, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and salt in a medium bowl.

With an electric mixer on high speed, beat the egg whites in a large bowl until soft peaks form. Add 1/4 cup of the granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff, glossy peaks form. Set aside. In a medium bowl, with the mixer on high speed (no need to clean the beaters), beat the egg yolks and remaining 1/2 cup sugar until pale yellow and thickened, about 4 minutes. Add the vanilla, beating until a ribbon forms when the beaters are lifted. Reduce the speed to low. Beat in the pumpkin until blended. With a rubber spatula, add the flour mixture until blended. Gently fold the beaten whites into the egg yolk mixture just until no streaks of white remain.

Pour the batter into the prepared pan, spreading evenly. Bake until the cake springs back when lightly pressed in the center, about 15 minutes. Run a thin knife around the cake to loosen it from the pan; invert onto the sugar-dusted towel; carefully peel off the wax paper. While the cake is still warm and starting with a short side, roll up the cake with the towel. Place, seam side down, on a rack and let cool completely.

Meanwhile, to make the filling, combine the whipped topping, toffee pieces, and rum in a medium bowl. Unroll the cake and remove the towel. With a narrow metal spatula, spread the filling over the cake. Reroll the cake; place, seam side down, on a serving plate. Dust with confectioners’ sugar and cut into 8 slices. 

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Difficulty: moderate

Per Serving: 220 Cal; 5 g Protein; 7 g Tot Fat; 4 g Sat Fat; 1 g Mono Fat; 33 g Carb; 1 g Fiber; 26 g Sugar; 34 mg Calcium; 1 mg Iron; 180 mg Sodium; 80 mg Cholesterol

Original recipe courtesy Paula Deen:  Pumpkin Roll Cake
Lightened Up recipe courtesy of The Deen Brothers and the Paula Deen Test Kitchen

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Paula, I love watching you and your family. I miss seeing your show, I watched you everyday. My son lives in Charleston S.C. He took me to the Lady & Sons to eat. Oh my goodness! People are always telling me that I look just like the cooking lady Paula Deen. I always tell them that you are my hero. May God Bless You Mary Ann
Mary Ann Tharp in A Summer of Burgers on August 15, 2014 at 10:48 pm

Add a few spoonfuls of parmesan cheese to the flour and cornmeal breading and it kicks the tomatoes up another notch. Bev
in Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes on August 15, 2014 at 10:33 am

I just bought Paula's Peach Salad Dressing and wondered if anyone has a good recipe that they use it in?
Melissa in Taste Testing 101 on August 13, 2014 at 8:36 am

Congrats Bobby. Loved the family picture miss you Paula on TV will be watching online. Jack is getting big. Looks like his mom but Matt aka moose has your face. Your eyes cheeks hair even falls to his face like yours except to the left. Good luck on your next venture. You give us other 60+ yr women strength to move on. Keep up the good work.
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