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Mickey Mouse Christmas Cake Roll

This Mickey Mouse Christmas Cake Roll is a perfect dessert to bake and enjoy during the holidays! This Christmas cake roll is easy to make since the recipe calls for a white cake mix and 2 containers of pre-made cream cheese frosting.

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Mickey mouse christmas cake

Whether you are going to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party in the Magic Kingdom and spending Christmas with Mickey Mouse during the holiday season or not, this Mickey Mouse Christmas Cake would be a crowd pleaser for kids of all ages at your Christmas Party! This holiday roll cake screams Mickey Mouse with his iconic silhouette printed all over the sponge. Since this treat is in the shape of a roll, it is a snap to cut and serve to your guests. Finally, its bright, vibrant colours will put smiles on the faces of anyone who see it!

How to make a roll cake?

What goes into a roll cake? Roil cakes are a sponge cake made with egg yolks, flour, and sugar. This type of cake is baked in a shallow sheet pan, then a thin layer of buttercream, jam, chocolate filling, or even fruit is spread on one of its sides. The sponge is then rolled, and is usually topped with whipped cream, powdered sugar, or a chocolate ganache.

How do you keep a cake roll from breaking?

Rolling a cake roll is one of the most difficult parts of creating this dessert. This is because the thin sponge of the cake. The best way to prevent the sponge for a holiday cake roll from breaking is by rolling the cake while it is still warm and pliable. Having A LOT of patience when rolling the cake also makes a difference.

Mickey Mouse Christmas Cake Roll

Any Mickey Mouse fan would love to eat this Christmas roll cake! It’s so easy to make this rolled cake from cake mix too!

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Bake Time: 12 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1⁄4 cup water
  • 1⁄4 cup Canola oil
  • 2 containers of cream cheese frosting or homemade
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tube of green icing
  • 1 tube of red icing
  • Black Gel food colouring
  • Red Gel food colouring

Kitchen Tools Needed

  • 5 disposable piping bags
  • #66 icing tip
  • #4 icing tip
  • 1 small bowl
  • 1 medium bowl
  • Standing mixer or hand mixer

How to make the Mickey Mouse Christmas Cake Roll

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper. Using a standing mixer or hand mixer, beat the 6 eggs on medium speed until they are light in colour and frothy, about 6 minutes. On a slow speed, add in the cake mix, oil and water until combined and smooth.

Spray your cookie sheet with pam baking spray and cover the cookie sheet with parchment paper. Make sure there is about 3 inches of overhang on each end.

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Scoop 1 1⁄2 cup of the cake batter into the small bowl and mix in a few drops of the black gel food colouring. Scoop half of the remaining batter into the medium bowl and mix in a few drops of red gel food colouring. And finally, scoop the black coloured cake batter into one of the piping bags and cut the tip off. Pipe Mickey Mouse head shapes (you can use a Mickey Mouse cookie cutter to fill in the batter instead) onto the cookie sheet.

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Scoop the red cake batter into a second piping bag. Scoop the remaining white batter into a third piping bag. Cut the tips off and pipe red and ‘white’ stripes going diagonal for a candy cane look. Bake in the oven for 12-14 minutes or until a the top springs back when you touch it.

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Place a larger than the cake pan piece of parchment paper onto your counter and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Once timer goes off, carefully flip over the cake onto the parchment paper. Remove the parchment paper from the cake sheet. Carefully roll the cake up, making sure the bottom parchment paper is being wrapped with the cake. Roll the cake into a tube and allow to cool completely. Once cooled, unwrap the cake carefully.

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Spread 2 containers of the cream cheese frosting onto the cake. Carefully re-roll the cake back into a log. Fit #66 icing tip into one piping bag with the tube of green icing to make the leaf and fit #4 icing tip into the remaining piping bag with the tube of red icing to make the red holly. Pipe random holly leafs around the top of the Mickey Mouse Christmas cake roll.

Place the homemade Mickey Mouse cake into the fridge until ready to serve!

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I hope you enjoyed this Mickey Mouse Christmas Cake Roll as much as my family and myself did! If you make it, please share your photos with us on Facebook or Twitter! Also, check out all of our other Recipes!

Disney Christmas Recipes

If you are looking for more Disney Christmas recipes, you can make one of these:

  1. Mickey Mouse Holiday Pretzels – Easy No Bake Treats
  2. Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls
  3. Mickey Mouse Bark Recipe
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Mickey Mouse Christmas Cake Roll

Lyne Proulx
This Mickey Mouse Christmas Cake Roll is a perfect dessert to bake during the holidays! It's a tasty cake any Disney fan would love to eat!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 37 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 8
Calories 534 kcal

Equipment

  • 5 disposable piping bags
  • 1 #66 icing tip
  • 1 #4 icing tip
  • 1 Small Bowl
  • 1 Medium bowl
  • 1 standing mixer or hand mixer

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box White cake mix
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Canola oil
  • 2 8 oz cream cheese frosting or homemade frosting
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tube green icing
  • 1 tube red icing
  • Black Gel food colouring
  • Red Gel food colouring

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Using a standing mixer or hand mixer, beat the 6 eggs on medium speed until they are light in colour and frothy, about 6 minutes. On a slow speed, add in the cake mix, oil and water until combined and smooth.
  • Spray your cookie sheet with pam baking spray and cover the cookie sheet with parchment paper. Make sure there is about 3 inches of overhang on each end.
  • Scoop 1 1⁄2 cup of the cake batter into the small bowl and mix in a few drops of the black gel food colouring. Scoop half of the remaining batter into the medium bowl and mix in a few drops of red gel food colouring.
  • Scoop the black coloured cake batter into one of the piping bags and cut the tip off. Pipe Mickey Mouse head shapes (you can use a Mickey Mouse cookie cutter to fill in the batter instead) onto the cookie sheet.
    Mickey Mouse head shape cakePin
  • Scoop the red cake batter into a second piping bag. Scoop the remaining white batter into a third piping bag. Cut the tips off and pipe red and ‘white’ stripes going diagonal for a candy cane look.
    Mickey Mouse Christmas Cake Roll in processPin
  • Bake in the oven for 12-14 minutes or until a the top springs back when you touch it.
  • Place a larger than the cake pan piece of parchment paper onto your counter and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  • Once timer goes off, carefully flip over the cake onto the parchment paper. Remove the parchment paper from the cake sheet. Carefully roll the cake up, making sure the bottom parchment paper is being wrapped with the cake. Roll the cake into a tube and allow to cool completely.
  • Once cooled, unwrap the cake carefully. Spread 2 containers of the cream cheese frosting onto the cake. Carefully re-roll the cake back into a log.
  • Fit #66 icing tip into one piping bag with the tube of green icing to make the leaf and fit #4 icing tip into the remaining piping bag with the tube of red icing to make the red holly. Pipe random holly leafs around the top of the Mickey Mouse Christmas cake roll.
  • Place the cake roll into a container with a lid in the fridge until ready to serve!

Nutrition

Calories: 534kcalCarbohydrates: 88gProtein: 7gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 123mgSodium: 551mgPotassium: 96mgFiber: 1gSugar: 61gVitamin A: 178IUCalcium: 161mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Christmas cake roll, Mickey Mouse cake, Mickey Mouse cake rool, Mickey Mouse Christmas cake roll
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Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. This is so cool! As a family of Disney fanatics this would be perfect for our Christmas celebration. Thank you so much for sharing!

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