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15 Amazing Cake Roll Recipes

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Increase that charm of your food by adding amazing and delicious cake roll desserts. These recipes range from chocolaty to fruity. This list also contains recipes that are classic and traditional. 

Here are the 15 cake roll recipes you definitely try.

1) Chocolate Cake Roll (Swiss Roll)

It is perhaps one of the most prepared cake rolls ever. Everybody loves chocolate(almost) and this recipe combines chocolate and vanilla whipped cream to create something very delicious. 

chocolate cake roll swiss
image from sallysbakingaddiction

Here are the ingredients:

  • Eggs
  • Granulated sugar
  • Light or dark brown sugar
  • Strong brewed coffee
  • Unsalted butter
  • Pure vanilla extract
  • All-purpose flour 
  • Natural unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Baking powder
  • Salt

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

2) Budapest Roll

Originally from Sweden, this recipe is another classic. Nice tangy mandarins are integral to this amazing roll cake

Budapest roll
image from rylandpeters

Here are the ingredients:

  • Egg whites 
  • Salt
  • Caster/superfine sugar
  • Cornflour/cornstarch
  • White wine vinegar
  • Hazelnuts

Mandarin Filling:

  • Double/heavy cream
  • Icing/confectioners’ sugar
  • Vanilla sugar OR extract 
  • Fresh mandarins 

Topping:

  • Dark/bittersweet chocolate
  • Toasted chopped hazelnuts

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

3) Red Velvet Cake Roll

The red velvet cake roll is decadent and delicious. It is a perfect valentines day dessert. 

red velvet cake roll
image from cookinglsl

Here are the ingredients:

For the cake:

  • Flour — all-purpose
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Milk
  • Vanilla extract
  • White vinegar
  • Vegetable oil
  • Granulated sugar
  • Eggs
  • Liquid red food coloring

For the cream cheese filling:

  • Cream cheese
  • Unsalted butter 
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

4) Peaches and Cream Swiss Roll Cake

Peach and swiss cream roll cake is delicious and something you different. Smooth and savory flavor or peaches makes this recipe a must-try.

peaches and cream Swiss roll cake
image from sugarsaltmagic

Here are the ingredients:

For the easy peach jam 

  • Fresh peaches
  • Lemon juice
  • Granulated sugar

For the roll cake:

  • Plain (all purp) flour
  • Cornflour (corn starch)
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda (bicarb soda)
  • Salt
  • Eggs
  • Caster (superfine) sugar
  • Cold milk
  • Vanilla

For the filling:

  • Whole (full cream) milk
  • Plain (AP) flour
  • Caster (superfine) sugar
  • Unsalted butter
  • Vanilla extract
  • Salt

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

5) Lemon Cake Roll

Simple yet delicious and fulfilling cake roll recipe. It is one of the cake rolls that can be made for almost all occasions. 

lemon cake roll
image from crazyforcrust

Here are the ingredients:

Cake:

  • Eggs
  • Granulated sugar
  • Lemon Juice 
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Salt
  • Baking powder
  • All-purpose flour
  • Powdered sugar

Filling:

  • Cold heavy whipping cream
  • Powdered sugar
  • Lemon curd or pie filling
  • Powdered sugar 

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

6) Banana Cake Roll With Caramel Cream Cheese Filling

Banana cake roll is a delicious and easy recipe to make. Caramel sauce makes it even more delicious. 

Banana Cake Roll With Caramel Cream Cheese Filling
image from thebakerchick

Here are the ingredients:

  • Powdered sugar 
  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Granulated sugar
  • Mashed banana 

For the Filling:

  • Cream cheese
  • Powdered sugar
  • Butter
  • Vanilla extract
  • Caramel sauce
  • Powdered sugar for sprinkling

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

7) Christmas Roll Cake

A perfect dessert for this festive season. It is colorful, spongy, and tasty. It is a must-try Christmas dessert. 

christmas roll cake
image from ourtableforseven

Here are the ingredients:

For Cake:

  • Vanilla or white cake mix
  • Eggs
  • Water
  • Canola oil
  • Greek yogurt 
  • Red food gel coloring
  • Green food gel coloring
  • Powdered sugar

For Filling:

  • Whipping cream
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

8) Cinnamon Roll Cake Roll

Cinnamon makes a huge difference in the taste of desserts. This is an easy cake roll with a nice creamy, sweet glaze. 

cinnamon cake roll
image from willcookforsmiles

Here are the ingredients:

Cake:

  • Eggs
  • White granulated sugar
  • water
  • Vanilla extract
  • Flour
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Melted butter
  • Brown sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Flour
  • Powder sugar 

Filling:

  • Cream cheese 
  • Powder sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • COOL WHIP topping

Glaze:

  • Powder sugar
  • Heavy cream
  • Vanilla

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

9) Pecan Pie Cake Roll

The Pecan pie cake roll is simple and amazing. Just try it. You will love it. 

pecan roll
image from homemadeinterest

Here are the ingredients:

Cake:

  • Eggs
  • Sugar
  • Water
  • Organic unbleached white all-purpose flour
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Butternut flavoring
  • Pecans
  • Sugar

Filling:

  • Sugar
  • Corn syrup
  • Eggs
  • Butter
  • Vanilla extract
  • Pecans

 GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

10) Gluten-free Milky Way Chocolate Cake Roll

If you are looking for a flourless cake roll this is it. It very similar to chocolate cake roll but without any gluten. 

flourless milky way caramel chocolate cake roll
image from cupcakesandkalechips

Here are the ingredients:

For the chocolate sponge cake:

  • Eggs
  • Granulated sugar
  • unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Salt
  • Brewed cold coffee 
  • Vanilla extract

For the chocolate ganache frosting:

  • Heavy cream
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Vanilla

For the whipped cream:

  • Heavy cream
  • Powdered sugar
  • Pure vanilla extract
  • Chopped Milky Way candy bars
  • Assembling the cake:
  • Caramel sauce 

 GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

11) Apple Pie Cake Roll With Mascarpone Filling

Apple pie deliciousness with mascarpone filling is a classic combination. Cinnamon and nutmeg make the filling every bit tasty. This recipe is a must-try. 

apple pie roll cake
image from aclassictwist

For the cake:

  • Egg whites
  • Granulated sugar
  • Egg yolks
  • Granulated sugar
  • Pure vanilla extract
  • Cake flour
  • Confectioner’s sugar

For the filling:

  • Apples
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Ground nutmeg
  • Cloves
  • Brown sugar
  • Mascarpone cheese
  • Confectioner’s sugar
  • Salted caramel sauce

 GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

12) Easy Strawberry Cake Roll

One of the more easy recipes here. It is fresh, delicious, and smooth. 

Strawberry cake roll
image from deliciousonadime

Here are the ingredients:

For Cake:

  • Milk
  • Vinegar
  • Flour
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Eggs
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla extract

For Filling:

  • Whipping cream
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Strawberries

 GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

13) French Mocha Bûche de Noël

This cake is a Christmas dessert but unlike Christmas cake roll, it is more chocolaty and rich. It could be tricky to prepare and for this reason, instructions are provided in a clear manner.

french mocha buche de noel
image from pardonyourfrench

Here are the ingredients:

Cake Genoise:

  • Egg yolks
  • Sugar
  • Egg whites
  • Cocoa powder
  • Salt
  • Vanilla extract

Filling:

  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Powdered sugar
  • Espresso powder

Frosting:

  • Dark or bittersweet chocolate chips 
  • Unsalted butter
  • Espresso powder
  • Heavy cream

For garnish:

  • Chocolate covered coffee beans
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Cocoa powder

 GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

14) Pumpkin Cake Roll

A classic cake roll with pumpkin cake with a smooth filling. It is very easy to prepare and tastes amazing. 

pumpkin cake roll
image from lifeloveandsugar

Here are the ingredients:

Pumpkin cake roll

  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Ground nutmeg
  • Ground cloves
  • Salt
  • Eggs
  • Sugar
  • Pumpkin puree
  • Vanilla extract

Cream cheese filling:

  • Cream cheese
  • Salted butter
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract

 GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

15) German Chocolate Cake Roll 

Similar to French Mocha Bûche de Noël, German Chocolate cake roll is a Genoise cake recipe. It is filled with chocolate pecan coconut frosting. It is one of the more complex and decadent recipes. 

German chocolate cake roll
image from flavorthemoments

Here are the ingredients:

For the cake:

  • Unsalted butter
  • Vanilla extract
  • All-purpose flour
  • Cocoa powder
  • Espresso powder
  • Eggs
  • Granulated sugar
  • Sea salt

For the coconut pecan frosting:

  • Unsalted butter
  • Sweetened shredded coconut
  • Pecans
  • Heavy cream
  • Granulated sugar
  • Egg yolks

For the coffee simple syrup:

  • Water
  • Granulated sugar
  • Espresso powder

For the dark chocolate ganache:

  • Chocolate chips 
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips 
  • Heavy cream
  • Sweetened shredded coconut and toasted pecans

 GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

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