Rolled cakes

I have tried and tried to make a rolled cake and no matter what I do it always cracks when I unrilk it, put the filling in and roll back up. I've followed hints from posts but still don't know what I'm doing wrong. Help

  • Posted by: Julie
  • November 30, 2018
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HalfPint
HalfPint November 30, 2018

What recipe have you tried? I've noticed with most recipes, a little cracking is normal and the key to minimizing cracking is to roll in a clean tea towel immediately after removing from the oven. Over-baking the cake can also contribute to the cracking, as this would dry out the cake and you need it be baked just right to keep that suppleness for rolling.

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PieceOfLayerCake November 30, 2018

I always use a chiffon cake when I make rolled cakes and I never get cracking. You just need to make sure its not over baked or dry. It doesn't need to be rolled up while hot....just bake, cool, fill and roll.

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