I developed this as a quick birthday cake for a friend recovering from surgery. Angel food cake cake be used instead of pound cake if you prefer, and I've also made it in a loaf pan.—Phyllis Kendall, Hazelwood, Missouri
Nancy Geissler said that years ago she saw a cake mix ad for a similar cake. This became the inspiration for her colorful cake roll using a homemade sponge cake. She likes to keep it on-hand in her freezer in the summer. "Besides looking pretty, it's refreshing and it always gets raves," she writes from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.