Cake Roll Recipes

Elegant yet surprisingly easy to make, a cake roll makes an impressive dessert. Try these cake roll recipes in flavors like pumpkin, cherry, lemon, chocolate and more.

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Our Best Cake Roll Recipes

Make a show-stopping dessert that’s as fun to slice as it is to eat with our best cake roll recipes! Try the iconic cake in flavors ranging from decadent chocolate to refreshing citrus.

How to Make a Vertical Cake Roll

You've made sheet cakes and cupcakes and layer cakes before. Now it's time to level up and learn how to...


Raspberry Matcha Cake Roll

This tender cake roll with whipped cream has a very light texture and is perfect for spring. The raspberries give...


Pumpkin Cannoli Cake Roll

My family has been serving this pumpkin roll every Christmas Eve for as long as I can remember. This last...


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How to Make a Yule Log Cake—the Most Impressive Holiday Dessert

Yule log cake, sometimes called buche de Noel, is a showstopping centerpiece for the holidays. We'll show you how to...

Pumpkin Ice Cream Roll

5 reviews

This wonderfully light dessert is our standby at Thanksgiving and Christmas. The hint of pumpkin and the refreshing ice cream...


Peppermint Cake Rolls

6 reviews

With angel food cake, fudge sauce and peppermints, this cake roll is easy and pretty. —Suellen Calhoun, Des Moines, Iowa

Angel Food Cake Roll

24 reviews

There's always room for dessert—especially when it's this eye-catching angel food cake roll. We like strawberry yogurt in the filling,...


Sugared Red Velvet Cake Roll

7 reviews

Moist and tender, this classic cake wrapped around luxurious cream cheese frosting is a sweet feast for the eyes. You’ll...


Chocolate Peppermint Log

3 reviews

What a great make-ahead treat! This cake log is perfect for the holidays because you can make it when you...


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Chocolate Gingerbread Yule Log

3 reviews

If you’ve tasted a yule log sponge cake, you’ll love this version with fresh ginger and spices. The holiday stunner...

Diploma Cake

GRADUATION GUESTS are bound to enjoy this sweet "certificate"...to a high degree! The yummy cake features a layer of creamy...


Persimmon Nut Roll

3 reviews

For holiday gift-giving, I make a dozen or so of these rolls to share with friends and neighbors. They slice...


Moist Lemon Angel Cake Roll

10 reviews

Tart and delicious, this pretty cake roll will tickle any lemon lover's fancy. Its feathery, angel food texture enhances its...


Cranberry Cake Roll

2 reviews

This low-fat angel food cake roll is a guilt-free indulgence, which is much-appreciated during the Christmas season. —Paige Kowolewski, Topton,...


Chocolate Cherry Cream-Filled Log

3 reviews

When you present this eye-catching dessert on your table, you'll be thanked with many "ooohs" and "aaahs".
It may...

Chocolate Cherry Cake Roll

9 reviews

Serve up a little luxury with an elegant dessert that's easy to make. Cherries and chocolate are the perfect partners...


Rocket Cake

7 reviews

Not your ordinary birthday cake, this dessert requires almost no countdown-just start with a purchased ice cream cake roll, then...


Chocolate Zucchini Roll

9 reviews

"I created this moist cake roll to use my garden zucchini," says Victoria Zmarzley-Hahn from Northampton, Pennsylvania.


Ice Cream Party Roll

4 reviews

This tempting take on the much-loved cake roll features a from-scratch chocolate cake, vanilla ice cream and a layer of...


Rhubarb Jelly-Roll Cake

4 reviews

This jelly-roll recipe came from my mom's cookbook, circa 1940. It's continued to by a family classic and is popular...


Strawberry Cake Roll

Marscarpone cheese, fresh strawberries and a hint of lemon flavor this mouthwatering and impressive-looking dessert from Carrie Vazzano in Rolling...


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Pumpkin Roll

108 reviews

This pumpkin roll recipe is great to keep in the freezer for a quick dessert for my family or unexpected...


Orange Ricotta Cake Roll

1 review

I come from a big Italian family where my mom cooked and baked many delicious meals and desserts from scratch....


Cinnamon Twirl Roly-Poly

6 reviews

My whole house smells incredible when this cake is in the oven. Change it up with other extracts—maple is heavenly....

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Raspberry Cake Roll

2 reviews

This is a really tasty dessert, and it doesn't have as many calories as some other sweets. It's also a...


Berry Pinwheel Cake

4 reviews

Perfect for special meals, this lovely chiffon cake is a nice change from strawberry pie or shortcake. Don't be afraid...


Fruity Coconut Cake Roll

4 reviews

Kiwi and coconut add tropical flair to this moist, fruity and simply delicious dessert from Nancy Granaman of Burlington, Iowa....


Lincoln Log Cake

To celebrate Presidents' Day, try this treat from Mary Thomas of Hartford, Wisconsin. "My mother always made this cake roll...


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Budapest Roll

3 reviews

If you’re a fan of Yule logs and pumpkin rolls, taste my Swedish specialty made from hazelnut meringue. People are...


Apple Butter Cake Roll

4 reviews

This is a new take on a pumpkin roll. Her spicy gingerbread cake might make you think back fondly to...