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Fruity Coconut Cake Roll Recipe

Fruity Coconut Cake Roll Recipe

Kiwi and coconut add tropical flair to this moist, fruity and simply delicious dessert from Nancy Granaman of Burlington, Iowa. It makes a light, refreshing and stunning finale to even the fanciest meal!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) angel food cake mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon plus 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 3/4 cup cold fat-free milk
  • 1 package (1 ounce) sugar-free instant white chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 2 medium kiwifruit, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons flaked coconut, divided
  • 2 tablespoons apricot spreadable fruit
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot water

Directions

  • 1. Line a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with waxed paper; coat the paper with cooking spray and set aside. Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Spread evenly in prepared pan.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 16-20 minutes or until golden brown. Turn cake onto a kitchen towel dusted with 1/2 teaspoon confectioners' sugar. Gently peel off waxed paper. Dust with remaining confectioners' sugar. Roll up cake in the towel jelly-roll style, starting with a short side. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • 3. For filling, in a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Stir in 1 cup whipped topping. Fold in remaining whipped topping; stir in extract.
  • 4. Unroll cake; spread with filling to within 1 in. of edges. Arrange kiwi and strawberries over filling. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup coconut. Roll up again. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
  • 5. Toast the remaining coconut. In a small bowl, whisk spreadable fruit and water until smooth. Drizzle over cake. Sprinkle with toasted coconut. Cut into slices. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 233 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 378 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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