How do you make cake rolls from scratch?
- Step 1: Make and Bake the Cake. Prepare and bake the jelly roll cake recipe as directed.
- Step 2: Remove Cake from Pan onto Towel. Next, dust a clean, lint-free kitchen towel with powdered sugar.
- Step 3: Roll Cake with Towel Inside and Cool.
- Step 4: Spread Filling on Cake and Reroll.
- Step 5: Chill Cake Roll.
How do you keep a cake from cracking when rolling?
How do you roll a cake?
Peel off the parchment paper. Then, starting at one of the short ends, roll the cake up into the towel—yes, you want the towel to be rolled up inside. Allow the cake to cool completely. This will help train the cake to roll up nicely later once its filled.