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Chocolate Cannoli Cake Roll Recipe

Chocolate Cannoli Cake Roll Recipe

Creamy ricotta cheese filling with a hint of cinnamon rolls up beautifully in this fluffy chocolate cake. —Tammy Rex, New Tripoli, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups chocolate cake mix
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • 1. Line a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with waxed paper and grease the paper; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, water, oil and eggs; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Pour into prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 12-14 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. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add the ricotta cheese, confectioners' sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. beat until smooth. Stir in chips. Unroll cake; spread filling over cake to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up again. Place seam side down on a serving platter. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 328 calories, 18 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 276 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.