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Beyond Grandma's Cake Roll: One Pan, Six New Cakes

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Discover the secrets to making a variety of tantalizing cake rolls.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including recipes for six base cake layers and multiple fillings and toppings
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Abby Dodge

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Master the simple four-step process to create the perfect cake roll with award-winning baker Abby Dodge. Follow along as Abby shows you how to make six eye-catching cake bases, as well as six different fillings and frostings. Along the way, you’ll learn a variety of decorating techniques, including how to make chocolate shards, cake croutons and more.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Orange-Scented Roll
Meet veteran baker Abby Dodge and get started with an orange-scented sponge cake with strawberry-goat cheese cream. Learn the four-step process to creating a classic cake roll. Then finish with a modern technique that will help you decorate like a pro.
2. Pumpkin Spice Roll Cake
3. Chocolate Soufflé Stacked Cake
4. Banana Sour Cream Cake
5. Lemon-Poppy Seed Wrapped Cake
6. Toasted Almond Chiffon Wrapped Cake

Recommended with this class

  • Standard baking implements: pots, pans, mixing bowls, measuring cups and spoons, spatula, whisk
  • Stand mixer, food processor and blender
  • Half-sheet pan

Taught by

Abby Dodge
Abby Dodge
Abigail Johnson Dodge is a two-time James Beard-nominated and IACP-winning author, baker, food writer and media personality. A longtime contributing editor to Fine Cooking magazine, Abby is the author of 10 cookbooks, including "The Everyday Baker." Her recipes and articles have appeared in dozens of cookbooks, publications and websites. Along with regular appearances on TV and radio, Abby teaches popular baking and cooking classes nationwide. For more information, visit her website,

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