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Red Velvet Cake Roll -- Lynn's Valentine's Day

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Lynn demonstrates how to make a Red Velvet Cake Roll that would be a perfect Valentine's Day dessert.
Ingredients
For cake
  Eggs 4
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canola oil/Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Buttermilk 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Cider vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Red food coloring 1 Ounce
  Cake flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cocoa powder 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Confectioner sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For filling
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Confectioner sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cooking spray 4 Dash
For dusting
  Confectioner sugar 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven at 350° F. Grease a 15x10x1 inch jelly roll pan with cooking spray and line with wax paper. Again grease the paper with cooking spray. Set aside.

MAKING
2. In a medium – large bowl add in cake flour, cocoa powder and baking powder. Whisk together and set aside.
3. In a large bowl beat eggs on high speed for 3 minutes.
4. Gradually add in the sugar, beating until mixture becomes thick and lemon colored.
5. Beat in the food coloring, buttermilk, oil, vinegar and vanilla.
6. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; fold into egg mixture. Spread into prepared pan.
7. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
8. Take out the cake and cool for 5 minutes.
9. Invert onto a kitchen lint-free towel, dusted with confectioners' sugar. Gently peel off waxed paper from the cake.
10. Roll up the cake in the towel jelly-roll style, starting with the shorter side. Cool completely on a wire rack.
11. For Filling – In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter with hand mixer until smooth.
12. Beat in confectioners' sugar and vanilla.

FINALIZING
13. Unroll the cake; spread filling over cake to with 1/2 " of edges. Roll up again.
14. Place seam side down on a serving platter. Dust with additional confectioners' sugar. Refrigerate for 60 minutes.

SERVING
15. Serve Red Velvet Cake Roll with hot chocolate.

Things You Will Need
Lint Free Towel / Flour Sack Towel or Tea Towel
Jelly Roll Pan

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Velvety
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Valentines Day
Ingredient: 
Cake Flour
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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bettyskitchen's picture
Gorgeous!--Betty :)