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Applesauce Ice Cream Cake Roll

 Applesauce Ice Cream Cake Roll
“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
10 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. + freezing


  • 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


  • Line a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with waxed paper;
  • grease the paper and set aside.
  • 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.
  • Bake at 350° 12-15 minutes or until cake springs back when
  • lightly touched. Cool for 5 minutes. Invert onto a kitchen towel

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Applesauce Ice Cream Cake Roll (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice (calculated without caramel topping) equals 263 calories, 9 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 190 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.