Monday, January 9, 2012

Angel Food Cake Roll

This is a great dessert for a few reasons:
1. It's pretty healthy. You can eat as much as you want and not feel guilty!
2. You can alter it in any way you want with different flavors.

With that said, you have no reason not to try it!

Adapted from here
Ingredients:
• 1 package angel food cake mix
• confectioners' sugar
• 2 - 8 oz. containers of low-fat yogurt (we used strawberry)
• 1 oz. package instant sugar-free vanilla pudding mix
• 5 drops red food coloring (to make the filling more strawberry pink)
• 8 oz. container non-fat Cool Whip

Line a jelly roll baking pan with waxed paper. (I forgot we had a jelly roll pan, so we used a cookie sheet and a 9x13 baking dish which both worked great.)

Prepare angel food cake according to package directions. Pour batter into prepared pan. (My batter made enough for 2 cakes)

Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Let the cake cool for about 10 minutes.

Turn cake onto a kitchen towel dusted with confectioners' sugar. Gently peel off the waxed paper.


In a bowl, combine the yogurt, pudding mix, food coloring, and whipped topping.

Spread mixture evenly over cake to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up.

Cover and freeze. Remove from freezer 30 minutes before slicing.


After reading some of the comments on the original recipe, I found out all the different ways you can make filling with different flavors of pudding and yogurt. Even ice cream or jelly work!

12 comments :

  1. Oh Goodness!! Super yummy!! I see why it was a hit! I can't wait to try it out.

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  2. P.S. I don't think I even know what a jello roll pan looks like ... lol

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  3. Hey this looks pretty good... and best of all so easy! Might have to try this - i love angel food cake :).

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  4. This cake roll looks wonderful. Thank you for sharing. Pat

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  5. Hi Lisa, wow, this looks fabulous. I cannot believe that it's a cake, but I do!! I think I just might make this one. Thanks for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
    http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.com/

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  6. Wow, that looks amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  7. Hi Lisa. VERY pretty dessert. My daughter is into "Strawberry Shortcake" the character and this would be a great think to serve at a Strawberry Shortcake party... there's another character named Angel Food ( -:

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  8. I came back to drool some more .. lol

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  9. So light a fluffy...perfect in every way!! Thanks for sharing at Tea Party Tuesday!

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  10. Lisa, this cake sounds so wonderful! Wish I could dig in to a piece right now!

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  11. Oh! This looks really yummy! I love angel food!

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  12. Yummy! I posted a link to this on my blog...thru my pinterest board.
    Thanks!
    Jennifer @ The Craft Barn

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