Caramel Banana Cake RollOur Test Kitchen came up with this sunny cake roll that’s bursting with fresh banana…
Caramel Banana Cake Roll
3 large egg whites, room temperature 2 large eggs, room temperature 3/4 cup sugar, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup cake flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana (about 1 medium) 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar FILLING: 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup reduced-fat whipped topping 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons fat-free caramel ice cream topping
Line a greased 15x10x1-in.
baking pan with waxed paper; grease the paper and set aside.
In a large bowl, beat egg eggs on high speed for 5 minutes or until thick and lemon-colored.
Gradually beat in 1/2 cup sugar.
Stir in vanilla.
Sift flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder together twice; gradually add to egg mixture and mix well (batter will be very thick).
Stir in banana and lemon zest.
In a large bowl with clean beaters, beat egg whites on medium speed until soft peaks form.
Gradually beat in remaining sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, on high until stiff peaks form.
Gradually fold into batter.
Spread evenly into prepared pan.
Bake at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
Cool for 5 minutes.
Invert onto a kitchen towel dusted with confectioners’ sugar.
Gently peel off waxed paper.
Roll up cake in the towel jelly-roll style, starting with a short side.
Cool completely on a wire rack.
For filling, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and brown sugar until smooth.
Beat in vanilla; fold in whipped topping.
Unroll cake; spread filling over cake to within 1/2 in.
Roll up again; place seam side down on a serving platter.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
Just before serving, sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar and drizzle with caramel topping.
Nutrition Facts 1 slice:
- 269 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 342mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.