Applesauce Ice Cream Cake Roll Recipe
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Applesauce Ice Cream Cake Roll Recipe

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“This recipe is so easy and elegant.” The heartwarming flavors of applesauce combine with vanilla ice cream to create an irresistible treat. Wendy Curtin - Newtown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. + freezing
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. + freezing
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 2-1/2 cups vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Caramel ice cream topping, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 263 calories, 9g fat (7g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Line a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with waxed paper; grease the paper and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs for 3 minutes. Gradually add sugar; beat for 2 minutes or until mixture becomes thick and lemon-colored. Stir in applesauce. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and cloves; fold into applesauce mixture. Spread batter evenly into prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350° 12-15 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 5 minutes. Invert onto a kitchen towel dusted with confectioners' sugar. Gently peel off waxed paper. Roll up cake in the towel jelly-roll style, starting with a short side. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  4. Unroll cake; spread ice cream evenly over cake to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up again. Place seam side down on a serving platter. Frost top, sides and ends with whipped topping. Cover and freeze for at least 1 hour. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before cutting. Drizzle with caramel topping if desired. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Applesauce Cake Roll in Simple & Delicious March/April 2009, p60

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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pattimac00 User ID: 760714 143377
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2011

"Loved this - ate it during the half time of a football game and it was awesome!"

minimaus User ID: 1816667 143376
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2010

"Did not care for it"

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 143375
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2010

"This applesauce cake roll is so easy to make and so simple to finish, it's a keeper for sure and one my family will be making many more times. It's so good when done, it's just plain delicious."

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