Double Lemon Cake Roll

From the kings and queens of baking at KitchenAid, this lemon roll recipe creates a lemony, moist cake filled with a filling that's both tangy and sweet.
Photo by Tracey H.
Adapted from thedailymeal.com

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Adapted from thedailymeal.com

Ingredients

  • ~For the filling:

  • One

    8-ounce package light cream cheese, softened

  • 1

    cup powdered sugar

  • 1

    tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2

    teaspoons grated lemon peel

  • ~For the cake:

  • 4

    eggs

  • 3/4

    cup granulated sugar

  • 1/4

    cup water

  • 1/2

    teaspoon vanilla

  • 1/2

    teaspoon lemon extract

  • 2/3

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 1

    teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/4

    teaspoon baking powder

  • Powdered sugar

Directions

~For the FILLING: * Beat together all of the filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed about 1 ½ minutes, or until well mixed. ~For the CAKE: * Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. * Beat the eggs with an electric mixer on high speed about 3 minutes or until very thick and lemon colored. * Continuing on high speed, gradually add the sugar, beating about 1 minute. * Stop and scrape bowl to fully incorporate. * Add the water, vanilla, and lemon extract. * Turn to medium speed and beat about 30 seconds. * Continuing on medium speed, gradually add the flour, baking powder, and salt. * Beat for about 30 seconds, or until batter is smooth. * Line a 15 ½-by-10 ½-by 1-inch baking pan with waxed paper, aluminum foil, or parchment paper. * Grease well. * Pour the batter into pan, spreading to the corners. * Bake for 11-13 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. * Remove from the oven and immediately turn onto a towel sprinkled with powdered sugar. * Remove paper or foil. * Roll cake and towel together, starting on short side. * Cool completely on wire rack. * When the cake has cooled completely, unroll it and spread the lemon filling over the top. * Reroll it and sprinkle the lemon roll with powdered sugar for serving. * Serve immediately.

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