Strawberry Coconut Filled Chocolate Cake Roll

1
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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Strawberry Coconut Filled Chocolate Cake Roll

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.

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About Strawberry Coconut Filled Chocolate Cake Roll

Course/Dish: Cakes Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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