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A slice of Raspberry chocolate cake roll on a plate.

Raspberry Chocolate Roll Cake (Crazy Easy)

This raspberry roll cake is made with moist chocolate sponge cake, decadent cream, and fresh raspberries. Nail the shape with a simple kitchen trick!
Course Cake, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate cake roll, rasberry cake roll, strawberry cake roll
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 143kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin




  • 1 cup fresh raspberries


Cake Roll

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Prepare ingredients for the cake.
    Ingredients for chocolate sponge cake roulette
  • Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, beat the eggs and sugar together until the mixture doubles in volume.
    Eggs in a mixing bowl
  • In a separate bowl, sift the flour and cacao together.
    Dry ingredients in a bowl
  • In thirds, fold the flour into the egg mixture with a spatula just until well-combined. Be extra careful not to over mix the dough.
    Why ingredients added to the whisked eggs
  • Spread the dough onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat (10" X 15" is a perfect size). Bake for 12 minutes.
    Cake batter on a baking sheet.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and place a kitchen towel over it. Starting with the shorter side, roll up the cake into a spiral.
    Raspberry Chocolate Roll being rolled with a towel placed on top of the sponge cake
  • Let the roll cool completely at room temperature.
    Rolled up sponge cake.

Filling & Topping

  • Unroll the cake and discard the parchment paper. Spread the mashed raspberries over the cake and let them soak into the cake while you work on the cream.
    Mashed raspberries applied to cake.
  • Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, beat the powdered sugar, cacao, and extra cold heavy whipping cream together until the mixture forms stiff peaks.
    Cream ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  • Spread a thick layer of cream over the raspberries and roll the cake back up.
  • Using the remaining cake cream, frost the entire outside of the cake. Decorate it as you wish with fresh raspberries, chocolate, and cacao.
    Rolled up cake cake roll.
  • Keep the cake refrigerated until you're ready to serve it. Slice and enjoy!
    A slice of Decorated Raspberry chocolate cake roll on a plate.


Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.004g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 201IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg