Servings: 12

Red Velvet Cake Roll

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Red Velvet Cake Roll With Cream Cheese Filling - perfect for Valentine's Day!
Red velvet cake roll on parchment paper
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Ingredients

For the cake:

  • 1 cup flour — all purpose
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp liquid red food coloring

For the cream cheese filling:

  • 6 oz cream cheese at room temperature
  • 2 oz unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar — , sifted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (177 C). Spray a 10x15 inch jelly roll pan with cooking spray and line bottom with parchment paper. Grease the parchment paper and lightly flour it. Set a side.
  2. Generously sprinkle a thin kitchen cotton towel with powdered sugar.
  3. In a bowl sift together flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder. Set a side.
  4. In the bowl of an electric mixer, with the whisk attachment best eggs and sugar for 2 minutes, until fluffy. Add milk and oil. Add vanilla. Beat to combine.

  5. Add in the dry ingredients and whisk until just combined. Add vinegar.

  6. Add the red food coloring and mix until incorporated.
  7. Transfer batter to the prepared pan and bake for 15-17 minutes, until cake springs back when touched. (I baked it for 17 minutes)

  8. Immediately loosen cake and turn onto prepared towel. Peel off parchment paper. Starting with the narrow end, roll up cake and towel together. Let it cool completely.

Cream Cheese Filling:

  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer with paddle attachment beat together cream cheese and butter, until well combined for about 4-5 minutes. Add powdered sugar and beat until incorporated. Add vanilla and mix until evenly distributed.

To Assemble:

  1. Once cake roll has completely cooled, carefully unroll. You might have some of to stuck to the towel and tiny cracks, but this is ok.
  2. Spread cream cheese over the surface of the roll.
  3. Roll cake up again and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, before serving.
  4. Dust the top with powdered sugar. Slice and enjoy!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 294, Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 80mg, Sodium: 151mg, Potassium: 97mg, Carbohydrates: 39g, Sugar: 30g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A: 395%, Calcium: 40%, Iron: 1%