Strawberry Coconut Filled Chocolate Cake Roll

Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

This is a delicious cake roll , the chocolate , strawberries and coconut all compliment each other.

This cake roll really is not that hard to make and its so worth it.


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Serves:

12 slices

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE :

6
eggs, separated
1/4 c
sugar
1/3 c
sugar
1/3 c
cocoa
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
all purpose flour

FOR DUSTING THE CAKE :

1/3 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
cocoa

FOR THE FILLING :

3 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/3 c
powdered sugar
1/8 tsp
vanilla extract
dash of salt
3 Tbsp
half and half
1 1/2 c
sweetened flaked coconut
1 1/2 c
fresh thinly sliced strawberries ( about 1 pint)

FOR THE GLAZE :

3 Tbsp
half and half
2 oz
semi-sweet baking chocolate
1 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grease a 10x15" jelly roll pan and line with parchment paper ; set aside.
2
In a mixing bowl , beat the egg whites with a electric mixer until its foamy , gradually add 1/4 cup of the sugar, beating until stiff ; set aside.
3
In a medium mixing bowl mix 1/3 cup sugar with the egg yolks on medium speed until its thick ; Add 1/3 cup cocoa , baking powder , salt and the vanilla ; beat on low speed until all blended ; then add the flour and beat on low speed until all smooth ( mixture will be stiff).
4
Fold the chocolate mixture into the egg whites; Spread evenly into the prepared pan.
5
Bake @ 350° for 12-15 minutes or until it springs back when you touch it in the center.
6
Sprinkle powdered sugar on a kitchen towel and as soon as you take the cake out of the oven and while the cake is still hot ; Loosen the edges on the cake and invert cake onto the towel and remove the paper , sprinkle more powdered sugar and cocoa on the top of the cake ; then from the shortest end roll the cake and towel up together to form the cake ; set aside and let the cake cool for 30-60 minutes.
7
FOR THE FILLING : In a small bowl blend the cream cheese , powdered sugar , vanilla and salt ; Blend in the half and half and then stir in the coconut.
8
Unroll the cooled cake ; Spread the mixture evenly all over the cake ; top with the sliced strawberries and roll up the cake ; place on your serving platter and frost with the glaze.
9
FOR THE GLAZE : In a sauce pan combine all the glaze ingredients and cook on low heat ; stirring constantly until smooth ; Pour over the cake and chill.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #coconut, #strawberry, #roll