Strawberry Nut Roll Recipe

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Strawberry Nut Roll Recipe
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Strawberry Nut Roll Recipe

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The oldest of seven children, I did a lot of cooking and baking while I was growing up. Desserts like this refreshing rolled shortcake are my favorite. The nutty cake, creamy filling and fresh strawberries make pretty swirled slices.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 cup ground walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Confectioners' sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Set aside. In another mixing bowl, beat egg yolks and remaining sugar until thick and lemon-colored. Combine walnuts, bread crumbs, flour and salt; add to yolk mixture. Mix well. Fold in egg white mixture.
Line a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with waxed paper; grease the paper. Spread batter evenly into pan. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 5 minutes. Invert cake onto a kitchen towel dusted with confectioners' sugar. Gently peel off waxed paper. Roll up cake in the towel, jelly-roll style, starting with a short side. Cool on a wire rack. Slice six large strawberries in half; set aside for garnish. Thinly slice remaining berries; set aside.
In a mixing bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar and vanilla, beating until stiff peaks form. Unroll cake; spread with filling to within 1/2 in of edges. Top with sliced berries. Roll up again. Place, seam side down, on serving platter. Chill until serving. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Garnish with reserved strawberries. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Nut Roll in Taste of Home December/January 2001, p25

  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 cup ground walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Confectioners' sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Set aside. In another mixing bowl, beat egg yolks and remaining sugar until thick and lemon-colored. Combine walnuts, bread crumbs, flour and salt; add to yolk mixture. Mix well. Fold in egg white mixture.
  2. Line a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with waxed paper; grease the paper. Spread batter evenly into pan. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 5 minutes. Invert cake onto a kitchen towel dusted with confectioners' sugar. Gently peel off waxed paper. Roll up cake in the towel, jelly-roll style, starting with a short side. Cool on a wire rack. Slice six large strawberries in half; set aside for garnish. Thinly slice remaining berries; set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar and vanilla, beating until stiff peaks form. Unroll cake; spread with filling to within 1/2 in of edges. Top with sliced berries. Roll up again. Place, seam side down, on serving platter. Chill until serving. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Garnish with reserved strawberries. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Nut Roll in Taste of Home December/January 2001, p25

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Reviewed Jan. 13, 2012

"everyone who tries this loves it. It's a family favorite and frequently requested!"

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