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Cherry Angel Cake Roll

I keep up a fast pace at college but still like to entertain. These pretty party cakes require just a handful of ingredients, yet always seem to impress guests. —Lisa Ruehlow of Madison, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 cakes (8 slices each)

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) angel food cake mix
  • 4 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 1 can (20 ounces) reduced-sugar cherry pie filling
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  • Line two 15x10x1-in. baking pans with ungreased parchment. Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Spread evenly in prepared pans. Bake at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 5 minutes.
  • Invert onto two kitchen towels dusted with 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar. Gently peel off parchment. Roll up cakes in the towels jelly-roll style, starting with a short side. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Unroll cakes; spread each with 1 cup whipped topping to within 1/2 in. of edges. Combine pie filling and extract; spread over whipped topping on each cake. Roll up again. Place each seam side down on a serving platter. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Dust with remaining confectioners' sugar. Slice; garnish with remaining whipped topping.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 175 calories, 2g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 171mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fruit.

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  • kaly_ab
    May 22, 2020

    This was the very first cake roll I ever made when I seen it in the magazine many years ago and still make today! It turns out amazing every time!

  • abreendre
    Feb 7, 2012

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  • Anna
    Nov 3, 2006

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