Orange roll cake filled with chocolate

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 40m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Delicious roll cake with orange aroma, filled with chocolate cream that is worth to taste.

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  • 4 eggs
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • 100 grams (3/4 cup) all-purpose flour
  • Juice of one orange
  • Zest of one orange
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 50 grams (1/4 cup) softened margarine
  • Sugar for dusting
  • For the filling:
  • 75 grams (2 2/3 ounces) dark chocolate
  • 50 grams (1/3 cup) powdered sugar
  • 75 grams (1/3 cup) softened margarine


    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 form and reserve in the fridge.

    Step 3

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the egg yolks together with the sugar and the orange zest until obtain a very creamy mixture. Add the softened margarine and the orange juice 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. After everything well beaten, 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 and sprinkle the cake 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. Place the chocolate broken into pieces in a bowl and melt in the microwave.

    Step 7

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the powdered sugar and the the softened margarine until obtain a creamy and homogeneous texture. Then, add the melted chocolate, without stop beating.

    Step 8

    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.

Orange roll cake filled with chocolate | Food From Portugal

Orange roll cake filled with chocolate

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 240

Total Fat: 12 g(18%)

Saturated Fat: 3.5 g(18%)

Cholesterol: 70 mg(23%)

Sodium: 140 mg(6%)

Total Carbohydrate: 30 g(10%)

Protein: 4 g

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