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Lemon Cake Roll

  Eggs 5
  Honey 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat pastry flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unbleached white flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Tangy lemon filling - 1 1/2 cups :
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), squeezed
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Butter 1 Teaspoon

1) Preheat the oven to 275 °F.
2) Line the bottom of a 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 inch jelly roll pan with parchment paper.

3) In a large bowl, beat the eggs, then beat in honey, lemon juice and vanilla for about 10 minutes, until eggs thicken.
4) In a medium bowl, sift the whole wheat pastry flour and unbleached white flour together.
5) Remeasure 1 cup and gradually sift into the egg mixture, beating continuously.
6) In the prepared pan, spread the batter evenly to sides and smoothen the top with spatula.
7) Bake on the middle shelf of oven for about 20 minutes until spongy.
8) Meanwhile, spread a tea towel on a flat surface and cover with a waxed paper.
9) Turn out baked cake on the lined towel and remove the parchment paper.
10) Trim off the edges of cake and roll up the cake in lined towel until cool.

11) Tangy Lemon Filling : In an airtight jar, shake the cornstarch and lemon juice together.
12) Alterenately, in a small bowl, whisk the cornstarch and lemon juice until thoroughly blended.
13) In a small saucepan, stir the cornstarch mixture, water and honey over a medium heat, until the mixture thickens.
14) In a small bowl, whisk the egg yolk.
15) Spoon a little hot lemon mixture into the egg yolk, then whisk into the saucepan, stir and cook for 2 minutes.
16) Remove from heat, stir in butter and allow to cool.
17) Unroll the cake, remove towel and waxed paper, then spread with Tangy Lemon Filling, and roll up the cake without towel.

18) Slice and serve the Lemon Cake Roll on a serving platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 260 Calories from Fat 51

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.8%

Saturated Fat 2 g9.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 208.9 mg69.6%

Sodium 62 mg2.6%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.9%

Sugars 24.9 g

Protein 8 g15%

Vitamin A 5.3% Vitamin C 11.9%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 9.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Cake Roll Recipe