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The Pumpkin Spice Roll Holiday recipe is a collaboration with Daisy Sour Cream. However all opinions are mine only.
I recently brought to life a childhood favorite: My Mom’s original recipe for Pumpkin Spice Roll or “Niño Envuelto”. When I was a teen I used to bake this cake with my Mom who loved to serve it only for special occasions and Christmas dinner.
The Pumpkin Spice Roll is a family recipe that has been passed on from generation to generation. In my case, I not only inherited the secrets for making this dessert but also my Mom’s recipe book and my grandmother’s standup mixer.
This recipe book is where my Mother (in her own handwriting) provides details for all those family recipes that we used to enjoy together. This notebook and the standup mixer are some of the few precious things I brought from Mexico and are part of my personal treasures.
When I am in need for recipe ideas, I love to browse my Mom’s recipe book to get inspiration. I feel her beside me, giving me instructions on how to prepare those favorite meals and desserts like this Pumpkin Spice Roll.
Family is the most important thing we have and honoring our parents and heritage is the right thing to do. My Mom is not around us anymore, she’s my angel in heaven… but by cooking her favorite meals… It’s like having her here with us.
I thought that since Christmas is fast approaching, it would be very nice to share my Mom’s special recipe for Pumpkin Spice Roll or “Niño Envuelto” so that you can start this tradition in your own home.
The “Niño Envuelto” is a recipe inspired by the original Spanish dessert called “Brazo de Gitano”. Spanish cuisine and the baking traditions of the old world have been adopted by many of our Latin American countries, including Mexico, my country of origin. Many of my family traditions are based on our Spanish heritage since my grandfather was from Madrid.
Watch this video to learn more and follow the step by step instructions so that you can prepare my Mom’s original recipe for Pumpkin Spice Roll.
Happy and blessed holidays to you all!