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Delicious & Healthy Pumpkin Roll

Servings: 8
What a delicious treat to serve your family or guests for the holidays. Great for people who are diabetic or on a low carb diet. Watch this cake quickly disappear almost as soon as you serve it.

For the Cake:
3 large eggs
1 cup artificial sweetener (such as Equal Spoonful or Splenda Granular)
1 cup canned 100% pumpkin
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 cup self-rising flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

For the Filling:
4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 to 2 cups lite or fat-free non-dairy whipped topping, thawed
2 tablespoons artificial sweetener (such as Equal or Splenda)

Confectioners' sugar, for dusting (optional)

To Make Cake:
1. Beat eggs and the 1 cup sweetener for 5 minutes in mixing bowl on medium speed of mixer.
2. Stir in pumpkin and lemon juice. Blend in flour, cinnamon and nutmeg until well combined.
3. Line a 10 x 15 x 1-inch jelly roll pan with waxed paper. Spread batter evenly in pan. Bake in preheated 350°F/180°C oven 5 to 8 minutes or until cake tester or toothpick comes out clean. Cool 3 minutes in pan; turn out onto a cloth and roll up from the narrow end. Chill in refrigerator until completely cool.

To Make the Filling:
4. Beat cream cheese, whipped topping and 2 tablespoons sweetener in mixing bowl on medium speed of mixer until smooth and spreadable.

5. Unroll pumpkin roll and spread with filling. Re-roll. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Dust cake roll with confectioners' sugar, if desired. Slice cake into pinwheels.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe adapted from Equal.com

Nutritional Information per serving (makes 8 servings)

Cholesterol:87 mg
Sodium:341 mg

Food Exchange:
1-1/2 starch, 1 fat

Date: December 20, 2007