How to Bake a Chocolate Cake Roll

Steps on how to make a chocolate cake roll that will impress your family and friends.

How to Bake a Chocolate Cake Roll Recipe
36 Steps
Ingredients
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Pre heat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. You also need to grease and line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper

Pre heat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. You also need to grease and line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper

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Melt the butter and half of the chocolate until they are both melted

Melt the butter and half of the chocolate until they are both melted

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Should have a smooth consistency similar to this

Should have a smooth consistency similar to this

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When chocolate and butter has been melted smooth, gradually add in the sugar

When chocolate and butter has been melted smooth, gradually add in the sugar

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Should look similar to this

Should look similar to this

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Crack the eggs into a bowl

Crack the eggs into a bowl

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Beat your eggs on high for three minutes

Beat your eggs on high for three minutes

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Blend together the eggs and the chocolate

Blend together the eggs and the chocolate

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Should look like this

Should look like this

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Add in 1/4 of the flour and all of the baking soda

Add in 1/4 of the flour and all of the baking soda

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Beat until it is just blended, and don't forget to scrape down the sides of the bowl

Beat until it is just blended, and don't forget to scrape down the sides of the bowl

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Alternate adding the rest of the flour with water

Alternate adding the rest of the flour with water

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Beat well with each addition until smooth

Beat well with each addition until smooth

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Pour the mixture into the greased pan

Pour the mixture into the greased pan

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Bake in the oven for 15 minutes

Bake in the oven for 15 minutes

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Transfer to a cooling rack and remove the wax paper

Transfer to a cooling rack and remove the wax paper

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Dust with the 1/4 cup of powdered sugar and roll up with a clean towel

Dust with the 1/4 cup of powdered sugar and roll up with a clean towel

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Roll up in the clean towel and allow to cool. If storing over night, wrap it in a generous layer of plastic wrap

Roll up in the clean towel and allow to cool. If storing over night, wrap it in a generous layer of plastic wrap

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Gently unroll the cake, and it may break apart in the process

Gently unroll the cake, and it may break apart in the process

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Beat the cream cheese until smooth

Beat the cream cheese until smooth

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Add in the cool whip and mix until it is mixed evenly

Add in the cool whip and mix until it is mixed evenly

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Spread the filling evenly onto the cake, about an inch thick. There will be some filling left over

Spread the filling evenly onto the cake, about an inch thick. There will be some filling left over

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Carefully roll the cake up so that is has its spiraled center

Carefully roll the cake up so that is has its spiraled center

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Melt the remaining filling and chocolate until it is a smooth consistency.

Melt the remaining filling and chocolate until it is a smooth consistency.

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Evenly apply the chocolate sauce to the top and sides of your cake roll.

Evenly apply the chocolate sauce to the top and sides of your cake roll.

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You may cut off the ends

You may cut off the ends

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And dust with more powdered sugar if you wish to present this nicely

And dust with more powdered sugar if you wish to present this nicely

Ingredients

6 Ounces Baker's semisweet chocolate 
15 Grams Butter 
227 Grams Granulated sugar 
4 Eggs 
113 Grams All purpose flour 
2.50 Grams Baking soda 
908 Grams Water 
4 Ounces Cream cheese 
98 Grams Powdered sugar 
234 Grams Cool whip 
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