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red velvet cake roll

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
April Alvarez
Dunedin, FL

I made this for the first time last christmas. What a hit. I've made a pumpkin roll up but this was a first.

(3 ratings)

Ingredients For red velvet cake roll

  • 5 lg
    eggs sperated
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    white vinegar
  • 1
    1 ounce bottle red food coloring
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
    unsweetned cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/4 c
    sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 1
    8 ounce package cream cheese
  • 1/4 c
    butter (softened)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 4 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 1 c
    chopped white-chocolate morsels

How To Make red velvet cake roll

  • 1
    FOR CAKE: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 15x10x1 inch jelly-roll pan(or old time cookie sheet with sides) Line with wax paper and coat with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • 2
    Beat egg yolks at medium speed with an electric mixer until thick and pale, add 1/2 cup sugar,beating well. Beat in buttermilk,vinegar and food coloring,.
  • 3
    In small bowl,combine flour,cocoa,baking soda and salt, sift. Gradually add to egg mixture,beating until well blended..
  • 4
    In a medium bowl,beat egg whites at medium-high speed with an electric mixer until foamy. Add 1/4 cup sugar, 1 Tablespoon at a time,beating until stiff peaks form. Fold eggs into chocolate mixture.
  • 5
    Spread batter into prepared pan, Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched in center.
  • 6
    Shift 2 Tablespoons confectioner's sugar onto a 15x10x1 inch rectangle on clean dish towel. Immediately loosen cake from side of pan, and turn out onto prepared towel. Peel off wax paper. Sift remaining 2 Tablespoons of confectioner's sugar over cake. Starting at narrow end,roll up cake and towel together; place cake, sean side down,on wire rack. Cool cake completely.
  • 7
    Gently unroll cake roll. Spread with cream cheese white chocolate filling. Reroll cake without the towel; place seam side down on serving platter. Dust cake with confectioner's sugar,if desired. Cut into 3/4" slices to serve.
  • 8
    CREAM CHEESE WHITE CHOCOLATE FILLING: In large bowl beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with mixter until creamy. Beat in vanilla, Gradually beat in confectioner's sugar until smooth. Stir in white-chocolate morsels.

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