Chocolate Ice Cream Roll

Chocolate Ice Cream Roll

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

This make-ahead chocolate dessert recipe is spectacular, yet has under 100 calories per serving.

Ingredients 10 servings

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  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 4 egg whites
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • Sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 3 cups light vanilla ice cream, softened (see Tip)
  • ¼ cup broken pecans, toasted
  • Fresh Raspberries (optional)
  • Fresh mint sprigs (optional)

Preparation

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  1. Grease and flour a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. In a large bowl, stir together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. In a small mixing bowl beat egg yolks and vanilla with an electric mixer on high speed for 5 minutes or until lemon-colored. Gradually add the 3 tablespoons sugar, beating on medium speed about 5 minutes or until sugar is almost dissolved. Wash and dry beaters.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat egg whites on high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add the ½ cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form (tips stand straight). Fold yolk mixture into egg white mixture. Sprinkle flour mixture over egg mixture; fold in gently. Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake in a 375°F oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. Loosen edges of hot cake from pan; turn out onto a clean dish towel sprinkled with powdered sugar. Starting with a narrow end, roll up cake and towel together. Cool completely. Unroll cake. Spread softened ice cream onto cake to within 1 inch of edges. Sprinkle with pecans. Reroll cake without towel. Wrap and freeze at least 4 hours. To serve, slice cake. If desired, garnish each serving with berries and mint.
  • Tip: To soften ice cream, place ice cream in a large chilled bowl; stir with a wooden spoon until soft but not melted.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 slice
  • Per serving: 214 calories; 4 g fat(1 g sat); 0 g fiber; 37 g carbohydrates; 7 g protein; 20 mcg folate; 85 mg cholesterol; 31 g sugars; 237 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 180 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 211 mg sodium; 41 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1½ vegetable, 1 fat

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