Cinnamon roll cake filled with strawberry cream

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 35m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 50m
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The flavors combination of this cinnamon roll cake filled with strawberry cream is wonderful and a temptation. It’s light, pleasant and ideal for a party.

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  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 100 grams / (3 1/2 ounces) brown sugar
  • 100 grams / (3 1/2 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 75 grams / (2 2/3 ounces) softened margarine
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon liquid caramel
  • Sugar for dusting
  • For the filling:
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) strawberries


    Step 1

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF).

    Step 2

    1. Separate the yolks from the whites. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks formCinnamon roll cake filled strawberry cream | Food From Portugal and reserve in the fridge.

    Step 3

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the egg yolks, the brown sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a creamy mixture. Add the softened margarine, cinnamon, the liquid caramel and mix for 2 to 3 minutes until well incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous and creamy mixture. Finally, fold gently with a spatula the whipped egg whites.

    Step 4

    1. Line a baking tray (36 x 30 centimeters / (14 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches) ) with butter and parchment paper and spread the dough over the top with the help of a spatula. Bake for about 15 minutes until slightly golden (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 5

    1. When the cake is cooked, remove from oven, let cool slightly and sprinkle with sugar. Place a tea towel over top and flip the cake over the table. Remove the tray and peel carefully the parchment paper. Cut with a knife the edges of the cake. Using the towel, start rolling the cake gently from one short end to the other; set aside.

    Step 6

    1. For the filling:
    2. Wash and remove the stem from the strawberries. Place the strawberries in a blender and blend on high until obtain a creamy mixture.Cinnamon roll cake filled strawberry cream | Food From Portugal

    Step 7

    1. Unroll the cake and spread the filling with a spatula. Then, re-roll slowly to not break the cake (remove the towel as you rolling). Place the roll cake on a rectangular plate and serve.

Cinnamon roll cake filled strawberry cream | Food From PortugalCinnamon roll cake filled strawberry cream | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices):

Calories: 150
Total Fat: 7 g(11%)

Saturated Fat: 1.5 g(8%)
Cholesterol: 70 mg(23%)
Sodium: 115 mg(5%)
Total Carbohydrate: 20 g(7%)
Protein: 3 g


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