Once again it is time for a monthly group posted with 5 other crazy bloggers!! This time we bring you March Madness!! Where anything goes!! Please make sure to check out the links to the other wonderful recipes included in MARCH MADNESS they are located at the bottom of my recipe for CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY ROLL CAKE.
Preheat Oven to 350 degrees. Spray one 10″x 15″ Jelly roll pan lightly with non stick spray. place parchment paper in bottom of pan and lightly spray again with nonstick spray. Set aside.
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup flour
4 Tbsp cocoa powder
Whisk eggs and sugar together in eggs double in volume. In a separate bowl sift flour and cocoa powder together. In thirds using a rubber spatula fold flour and cocoa mixture into the egg mixture. Pour batter into already prepared and pan and bake at 350 degrees for 12-16 minutes.
While cake is baking spread one tea towel out on counter and dust with powdered sugar.
Once cake is baked, cool for 5 minutes then turn out of pan onto prepared tea towel. Remove parchment paper and roll up cake starting with shorter side in tea towel. Let cool completely.
Raspberry Filling and Raspberry whipped cream
3 cups mashed raspberries
1 cup whole raspberries
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 tsp raspberry extract
2 Tbsp powdered sugar
In a small bowl mash the 3 cups of raspberries I used my potato masher. Unroll cake and then spread on mashed raspberries.
In cold bowl and with cold whisk attachment to stand mixer add heavy cream, raspberry extract and powdered sugar. Whisk until stiff peaks form. Spread on top of mashed raspberries. Sprinkle 1 cup of fresh raspberries over the top and roll cake back up.
4 ounces chopped semi sweet chocolate
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 Tbsp butter
Chop chocolate and place in a heat safe bowl. In a small pot add heavy cream and butter bring to a slow boil and then pour over chopped chocolate. let set for 2 minutes before stirring. let thicken and cool to room temperature. Pour cooled ganache and spread over rolled cake. Keep in fridge until ready to serve. ENJOY!!