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Homemade Swiss Roll Cake: It's Easier To Do Than You Might Think!

 

Swiss cake rolls may seem to difficult to make, but it's actually pretty easy to pull off especially with the right tools. A Swiss roll is actually just sheet cake topped with filling, rolled, and cut into disks. The result? An impressive cake that looks exquisite! 

 

 Peanut Butter Cup Cake Roll (Crazy for Crust)

This Peanut Butter Cup Cake Roll recipe from Crazy for Crust is an awesome treat for anyone who loves peanut butter cups. It's basically peanut butter filling embraced by chocolate sheet cake, frosted with chocolate and topped with crushed peanut butter cups.

"Cake rolls are really easy to make. They’re that dessert that everyone oooohs and aaaaahs over. They think you’re Houdini or something because, you know, you got filling inside a cake roll. It’s magic!"

Ingredients:
Cake

  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons brewed coffee (or water)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • Powdered sugar, to aid in rolling

For the filling & topping

  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons + 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 7 regular size Reese’s peanut butter cups, chopped (about 1 cup chopped)
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

via Peanut Butter Cup Cake Roll (Crazy for Crust)

 

Strawberry Jelly Roll Cake Recipe (Life Tastes Good)
Life Tastes Good's recipe for Strawberry Jelly Roll Cake is a cousin of strawberry short cake. The only difference is, instead of piling the sponge, cream, and strawberries on top of one another in layers, the cream and fruit pieces are arranged on a sponge sheet and rolled into a cake and then topped with confectioner's sugar.

"This cake makes an impressive presentation, no doubt, but the real beauty is in the taste! The light sweet flavor of the sponge cake paired with fresh Florida strawberries is love on a plate!"

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 eggs separated, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces Mascarpone cheese
  • 1 cup fresh Florida strawberries - washed & dried and then hulled and finely diced
  • Confectioners' sugar
  • Strawberries for garnish

 via Strawberry Jelly Roll Cake Recipe (Life Tastes Good)

 

Easy Pumpkin Cake Rolls (Divas Can Cook)

Simple and divine is how you would find this Easy Pumpkin Cake Roll recipe from Divas Can Cook. If you love warm spices, you'll definitely adore the cinnamon pecan cream cheese filling of this amazing roll cake. The cake itself is rich with flavors of pumpkin, cinnamon and pumpkin spice. It's a great treat to have with tea or coffee.

"This pumpkin cake roll recipe is divine! Super moist and really packs an amazing pumpkin spice flavor. The cinnamon pecan cream cheese filling is simply amazing. These pumpkin cake rolls would make wonderful food gifts."

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  • ⅔ cup pure pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Cinnamon Pecan Cream Cheese Filling

  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup pecan pieces

via Easy Pumpkin Cake Rolls (Divas Can Cook) 

 



Use good quality silicone baking mats for making Swiss cake rolls. They're non-stick, so rolling the sheet cake is a breeze.

Not only are silicone mats sturdy and durable. Because they're non-stick, you can also cut your clean-up time in half.

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