Christmas Cake Roll – A Delicious Addition to Your Holiday Table

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Christmas Cake Roll

Christmas Cake Roll

This Christmas Cake Roll is gorgeous! What a great addition to your meal this year. Wow them (and yourself) with this stellar dessert on your holiday table. We used to always buy the cake roll from Friendly’s, but home made is much better I’m sure. I can’t wait to try this!

Christmas Cake Roll Ingredients:
  • 1 box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 cup Plain Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup Butter, softened
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 4 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 8 oz Whipped Topping (Cool Whip)
  • 1 pkg Instant Vanilla Pudding
  • Christmas Candy Decorations

Christmas Cake Roll Directions:
  1. Grease 15 x 10 x 1″ jelly roll pan and line with parchment paper and flour paper.
  2. Combine cake mix, eggs, yogurt and vegetable oil and beat until well blended.
  3. Spread batter into pan (there will be batter remaining).
  4. Tap gently on flat surface to remove any trapped air bubbles.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
  6. Spread kitchen towel out on counter top and cover with a sheet of parchment paper larger than cake.
  7. Dust parchment paper with powdered sugar.
  8. Carefully flip cake from pan onto prepared parchment paper.
  9. Remove pan and parchment paper used during baking.
  10. Starting at a short end, roll up cake with parchment paper and towel inside.
  11. Place on wire rack to cool for 25-30 minutes.
  12. In a large bowl, cream the butter and add vanilla (and red food coloring if desired).
  13. Mix in the sugar one cup at a time.
  14. Beat in the milk mixing until fluffy.
  15. Unroll cake, removing paper and towel (cracks and breaks should fit back together when you re-roll).
  16. Spread cake with buttercream icing and roll back up.
  17. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  18. Mix together whipped topping and dry pudding mix until well mixed.
  19. Place roll on serving plate.
  20. Spread topping mixture all over roll.
  21. Sprinkle with candy decorations.
  22. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  23. Cut into slices and serve.

Christmas Cake Roll

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  1. What do you do with the Cool Whip and vanilla pudding?

    • Sorry about that, I’ve fixed it. The last 6 steps didn’t transfer over for some reason. Everything is there now.

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