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Peachy Gingerbread Cake Roll

 Peachy Gingerbread Cake Roll
"My father loved gingerbread so I combined two or three recipes to create this one for him. This yummy version of a Cake Roll gets kudos every time I serve it." –Dawn DePew, Blacklick, Ohio
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Confectioners' sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 3 packages (two 8 ounces, one 3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups peach preserves
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Confectioners' sugar and sliced peaches, optional

Directions

  • Line a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with waxed paper;

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Peachy Gingerbread Cake Roll (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • grease the paper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat eggs for 3 minutes. Gradually add sugars,
  • beating until mixture is thickened. Beat in the water, butter,
  • molasses and vanilla. Combine the flour, pie spice, cinnamon, baking
  • powder, baking soda and salt; fold into egg mixture. Spread batter
  • into prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until cake springs back when
  • lightly touched. Cool for 5 minutes. Invert onto a kitchen towel
  • dusted with confectioners' sugar. Gently peel off waxed paper. Roll
  • up cake in the towel jelly-roll style, starting with a short side.
  • Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • For filling, in a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, preserves,
  • ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg until smooth. Unroll cake; spread
  • filling over cake to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up again. Place
  • seam side down on a serving platter. Dust with confectioners' sugar
  • and garnish with sliced peaches if desired.
  • Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice (calculated without peaches) equals 425 calories, 20 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 127 mg cholesterol, 301 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.