Lemon Cake Roll Recipe

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Lemon Cake Roll
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  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp cold water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • powdered sugar (optional)


  1. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs and sugar until thick and smooth.
  2. Add water.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; stir into egg mixture just until moistened.
  4. Line a greased 15X10 inch baking pan with waxed paper; grease the paper.
  5. Spread batter evenly in pan.
  6. Bake at 375 for 12-14 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched in center.
  7. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack for 5 minutes.
  8. Turn cake out onto a kitchen towel.
  9. Gently peel off the waxed paper.
  10. Beginning with short side, roll up cake, jelly roll style.
  11. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  12. For filling, in a saucepan, combine sugar, flour, egg, water and lemon juice.
  13. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil.
  14. Cook and stir 1 minute longer until thickened.
  15. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature.
  16. Unroll cake; spread cooled filling to within 1 inch of edges.
  17. Roll up again.
  18. Cover and chill for 1-2 hours before serving.
  19. Sprinkle with powedered sugar before serving, if desired.
  20. Store in the refrigerator.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 232.76 Kcal (975 kJ)
Calories from fat 48.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.41g 8%
Cholesterol 65.47mg 22%
Sodium 480.77mg 20%
Potassium 116.41mg 2%
Total Carbs 42.54g 14%
Sugars 23.7g 95%
Dietary Fiber 1.98g 8%
Protein 4.54g 9%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 4%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Calcium 86.9mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 235.9 Kcal (988 kJ)
Calories from fat 49.38 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.49g 8%
Cholesterol 66.36mg 22%
Sodium 487.28mg 20%
Potassium 117.98mg 2%
Total Carbs 43.12g 14%
Sugars 24.02g 95%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 4.6g 9%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 4%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Calcium 88.1mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.7
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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