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Luscious Lemon Angel Roll

 Luscious Lemon Angel Roll
I came across this recipe while preparing for a party and was thrilled with how easy it was to make. My guests were impressed that I could use a few simple ingredients to create such a stylish dessert.
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min. + chilling


  • 1 package (16 ounces) angel food cake mix
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 6 to 8 drops yellow food coloring, optional
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 1 jar (11-3/4 ounces) strawberry ice cream topping, divided
  • Additional confectioners' sugar
  • 12 fresh strawberries


  • Line a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan with parchment paper; set
  • aside. Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Spread
  • evenly in prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until cake springs back when
  • lightly touched (cake will rise above edges of pan). Cool for 5
  • minutes.
  • Sprinkle 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar over a kitchen towel.
  • Invert cake onto towel; gently peel off parchment paper. Sprinkle
  • with 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar. Roll up cake in the towel
  • jelly-roll style, starting with a short side. Cool completely on a

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Luscious Lemon Angel Roll (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • wire rack.
  • In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, lemon juice and peel, food
  • coloring if desired and remaining confectioners' sugar until smooth.
  • Fold in 1 cup whipped topping.
  • Unroll cake. Spread 1/3 cup strawberry topping to within 1 in. of
  • edges. Spread cream cheese mixture over topping. Roll up again.
  • Place seam side down on a serving platter. Cover and refrigerate for
  • 1 hour.
  • Dust with additional confectioners' sugar. Cut into slices; garnish
  • with fresh strawberries and remaining strawberry topping and whipped
  • topping. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 368 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 345 mg sodium, 65 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.