Orange Chai-Spiced Cake Roll

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Pinay0618

Cardamom combined with pumpkin pie spices creates the classic chai flavor in this special cake roll. Recipe is from Land O Lakes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 375°F Spray 15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pan with no-stick cooking spray; line bottom with parchment paper. Spray parchment paper with no-stick cooking spray; set aside. Place clean kitchen towel flat on counter; sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  2. Beat egg whites in large bowl until foamy. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beat until stiff peaks form.
  3. Place egg yolks and remaining 1/2 cup sugar in medium bowl; beat at medium speed until light colored and thick. Add 1 teaspoon orange zest, baking powder and salt; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour and milk; beat until well mixed.
  4. Pour egg yolk mixture into egg white mixture; gently stir until well mixed. Pour batter into prepared pan; spread evenly. Bake for 10 to 14 minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched.
  5. Immediately invert cake onto prepared towel. Lift off pan carefully; peel off parchment paper. Starting at 10-inch side, carefully roll cake up in towel. Cool completely.
  6. Combine butter, pumpkin pie spice, 1 teaspoon orange zest and cardamom in medium bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Gradually add 2 cups powdered sugar and half & half, beating well after each addition until smooth and creamy.
  7. Gently unroll cooled cake. Spread filling over cake to 1/2 inch from all edges. Starting at 10-inch side, gently roll up cake. Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar just before serving. Cut into slices.
  8. You can substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger and 1/8 teaspoon each ground nutmeg and cloves for the pumpkin pie spice if you don't have it on hand.
  9. Recipe Tip
  10. Create a flavored topping by adding 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice to 1 cup whipping cream. Beat until stiff peaks form. Dollop flavored whipped cream onto individual servings of cake.

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