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Tuxedo Cake Roll

A delicious chocolate cake swirled around vanilla buttercream and chocolate frostings all drizzled with a chocolate glaze this Tuxedo Cake Roll is a decadent easy dessert!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Chill1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time2 hours
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 487kcal


  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • Powdered sugar
  • 1 can chocolate frosting


  • 1 cup (2 stickbutter softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbs vanilla
  • 3-4 Tbs heavy cream


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Line a 10"x15" baking sheet with tin foil and spray with cooking spray.
  • In medium bowl beat eggs until frothy, about 3 minutes.
  • Mix in your sugar, water and vanilla.
  • Slowly add in your cocoa powder, salt and baking powder until combined.
  • Stir in your flour until just blended.
  • Pour into prepared pan and spread to edges with a spatula.
  • Cook for 10-12 minutes or until cake springs back when touched.
  • Meahwhile spread a generous amount of powdered sugar on kitchen towel.
  • Once cake is done cooking immediately turn out onto towl and roll up tightly and let cool all the way.


  • In bowl beat your butter on medium speed for about 2-3 minutes until smooth and creamy.
  • Add in your powdered sugar and continue to beat until blended.
  • Mix in vanilla and cream 1 Tbs at a time until desired consistency is reached.


  • Unroll your cake roll and spread the buttercream onto it in an even layer.
  • Remove lid and tin foil from chocolate frosting.
  • In microwave heat your frosting on high for about 20-30 seconds until just beginning to melt.
  • Dollop 1/2-3/4 the can on top of the buttercream and spread evenly.
  • Roll your cake roll up tightly.
  • Return your frosting to microwave and heat for another 30 seconds until completely melted.
  • Pour over the top of your cake roll and let set for about 10-15 minutes.
  • Cover and refrigerate for about 3 hours.
  • Cut and serve!


Calories: 487kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 62g | Vitamin A: 705IU | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg