15 Cake Roll Recipes That Are Hiding a *Sweet* Surprise
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15 Cake Roll Recipes That Are Hiding a *Sweet* Surprise

If you love cakes with a hidden surprise inside — and let’s face it, who doesn’t — cake rolls may just be your jam. While vertical layer, checkerboard, and watercolor cakes are Insta-worthy delights, they can be pretty fussy to recreate. Cake rolls, on the other hand, are nearly FAIL-proof. Just employ this quick and easy hack to turn out utterly presentable results every time. Here are 15 cake roll recipes that will be the *star* of the dessert table wherever you take them.

1. Birthday Cake Roll: Your eyes will go crazy over the sprinkles, but it’s the yummy chocolate buttercream frosting that’s the real star of this show. (via Crazy for Crust)

2. Galaxy Cake Roll: The roll version of the trendy galaxy cake also boasts sprinkles that are… well, out of this world! (via The First Year)

3. Confetti Cake Roll: Hop into the foodie time machine. One bite of this FUNFETTI cake will really take you back. (via Betty Crocker)

4. Raspberry Roll Cake: This light sponge cake is filled to the brim with plump, ripe raspberries and cream. This cake would be perfect for a bridal or baby shower brunch. (via A Beautiful Plate)

5. Pink Velvet Roulade: This gorgeous cake roll is filled with luscious Swiss buttercream. Click through to the fun how-to video that’s like having a friend in the kitchen, baking beside you. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

6. Lemon Meringue Pie Style Yule Log: If a lemon meringue pie and a cake had a baby, it would look like this. That sweet-tart combo is like a zingy shot — POW! — right to the taste buds. (via Del’s Cooking Twist)

7. Tiramisu Swiss Roll: In this riff on tiramisu, the layers of *lady finger* cookies you’d traditionally use have been replaced with light vanilla sponge cake, filled to bursting with sweet mascarpone cheese. (via Pepper Delight)

8. Dulce de Leche Cake Roll: If you haven’t tasted dulce de leche yet, prepare to meet your newest addiction. Translated as “candy made of milk,” the filling tastes like homemade caramel. (via Leela Licious)

9. Banana Cake Roll: If you HEART banana pudding, this cake rolled up with caramel and cream cheese is for you. (via The Baker Chick)

10. Green Tea Cake Roll: This green-tea dessert is light, airy, and not overly sweet. It gets its amazing green color naturally from a dash of matcha powder. (via Oh Sweet Day!)

11. Apple Pie Cake Roll With Mascarpone Filling: This baby is like pie à la mode, served up cake style. (Blahnik Baker)

12. Strawberry Shortcake Cake Roll: Bookmark this one for all your summer holiday BBQs. Add a few blueberries in this berry mix, and you’ll have the perfect patriotic-themed dessert. (via Crazy for Crust)

13. Raspberry Chocolate Swiss Roll: The star of this show is the pretty pink filling that gets its intense raspberry flavor from freeze-dried raspberries. (via Garnish & Glaze)

14. Peanut Butter Cup Cake Roll: Fans of peanut butter cups will love this chocolate sponge cake, filled with peanut-butter cream and frosted with chocolate ganache, then covered with crushed candy. (via Crazy for Crust)

15. Ferrero Rocher Cake Roll: Calling all the Nutella fans in the house! This chocolate-hazelnut roll is sweet and nutty perfection. (via Mom’s Dish)

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