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Jelly Roll Recipe

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This recipe for Jelly Roll, by , is from The Ward/Bagley/Blevins and Friends Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Green Cookbook
Added: Friday, January 9, 2009


Jelly Roll

xxxx sugar
3/4 cup cake flour
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp water
4 eggs separated
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup tart red jelly

Line bottom of 15 1/2 x 10 !/2 x 5/8 in jelly roll pan with waxed paper. Grease paper and side of pan lightly. Prepare a towel by sprinkling evenly but lightly with xxxx sugar. Start over 10 min before baking at 400 F.

sift flour baking pwd and salt. Put water and egg yolks into a 3 qt mixing bowl and place over hot water, then beat with a rotary beater until very thick and light colored. Add 1/2 of the sugar gradually and continue to beat until thick. Remove bowl from hot water. Beat in Vanilla. Remove beater

Now sift flour in 4 or 5 portions over yolk mixture, folding in with wire whip until smooth after each addition.

Beat egg whites with clean rotary beater until soft shiny peaks form, then gradually beat in rest of sugar until shiny pointed peaks form.

Fold yolk batter into whites lightly but thoroughly with wire whip. Quickly flow batter gently down center of pan from one end to the other, then spread lightly to edges.

Bake on center rack of over 8 to 9 min or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Remove to cake rack and quickly loosen edges with thin bladed knife.
Turn out on prepared towel and immediately strip of paper carefully. Then roll up from narrow side into an even roll using the towel. Cool on cake rack or padded towels to keep it round. Unroll gently and spread evenly with jelly, slightly broken up with a fork. Re-roll and wrap in waxed paper. (Remove the Towel!!) Serve the day baked. 8 servings

May also be made with Lemon Filling.Lemon filling

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This comes from the "Green Cookbook" That is Meta Given's Modern Encyclopedia of Cooking, published in 1959. I received this two volume set as a shower gift from my Mom. I knew because it was two volumes I would never use it. Needless to say and wore out the first copy and luckily found another one. I am still looking for more to give all my girls.




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