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Basic Jelly Roll Cake


A basic recipe for a classic jelly-roll style cake, perfect for any celebration.


Prepare the Cake

1. Beat egg whites, adding sugar and beating until peaks form.
2. Folk in yolks with remaining ingredients.
3. Pour into lined cookie sheet. Bake for 20 minutes.
4. While still warm, invert onto dish towel dusted with confectioners sugar and roll up with dish towel jelly roll style.
5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Prepare the Cream

1. Beat whip cream until peaks form.
2. Fold in remaining cream ingredients.
3. Unroll cake, spead  cream and re-roll.
4. Spread cream on top and sides of roll.



• Any desired cream can be used, or spread apricot jam and sprinkle coconut. 

• For ice cream cake: Spread with your favorite ice cream, re-roll and freeze. 


Photography and Styling by Tamara Friedman