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PUMPKIN CREAM CHEESE CAKE “ROLLS”

  Date: November 15, 2015
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This recipe from the King Arthur Flour website was the second dessert I made for Thanksgiving 2015. You may have noticed and wondered why there were parenthesis around the word (Rolls). That is because this recipe was intended to produce a jelly roll-like dessert: a layer of pumpkin cake topped with a layer of cream cheese and rolled into a log. Everything went fine until I went to roll the cake up to cool. The cake cracked in 3 places. While it was cooling I had time to think of a solution. The solution I arrived at: Pumpkin Cream Cheese Cake squares, were in some ways a better solution. I unrolled the cake and placed it back in the jellyroll pan and frosted this. I thence the cake into squares which allowed me to deal with the cracks. They got turned into cutlines for the rows of squares. The squares had the same great flavor as the roll would have and the smaller pieces were more practical than a piece cut off the roll. So this was a case where a problem produced a solution that was better than what I would have ended up with if everything had gone right. I would like to figure out what caused the cracking problem, but to be honest next time i would plan on doing them as squares.
Recipe Source:
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King Arthur Flour Website
King Arthur Flour Website:
Here is the recipe from the King Arthur Flour Web Site: PUMPKIN CREAM CHEESE ROLL
Grill:
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Big Green Egg
Indirect Grilled:
Using Big Green Egg Kamado Cooker