Mouthwatering delicious Coffee Roulade recipe. Soft and airy chocolate cake roulade with rich coffee cream. This dessert is for coffee lovers and beginner bakers.

Roulades are simply cakes rolled with a delicious filling. Our berry meringue roulade is baked meringue rolled up with rich whipped cream. An easy poppy seed roulade is a delicious white cake filled with homemade dulce de leche.

Chocolate Coffee Roulade pieces with chocolate drizzle on a serving platter.

coffee roulade-

This coffee roulade will become a family favorite. The chocolate cake roll is airy and sponge-like and so soft. The cake is generously loaded with a coffee cream that adds so much richness and enhances the flavors of the overall dessert.

If you enjoy coffee, this dessert will be on repeat in your home.

Coffee roulade slices on a plate topped with fresh cocoa powder.

how to make coffee roulade-

  • Prepare the chocolate cake roulade.
  • Make the coffee cream.
  • Once the cake is cooled, soak with orange juice. Then generously spread the cream.
Recipe for how to make coffee roulade with a coffee creamy sweet cream.
  • Tightly roll the cake into a log.
  • Then finally spread the remaining cream over top and sides of the roulade.
  • Dust with cocoa powder.
  • Finally, drizzle with melted chocolate.
  • ENJOY, friends!
How to assemble this coffee roulade recipe with a coffee cream and chocolate drizzle.

can I prepare the cake roulade in advance?

Yes, this coffee roll can be prepared a day in advance. Keep covered and refrigerated.

can I substitute the soaking?

The orange juice may be substituted for cold coffee.

what size pan do I bake cake roulade in?

You’ll need a large rimmed baking sheet, approximately 17″x11″ to 18″x12″ in size. You can also use (2) 9″x13″ baking pans.

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Coffee Roulade Recipe

Author: Valentina
5 from 5 votes
Chocolate cake roll with a sweet coffee flavored cream, topped with a chocolate drizzle. 
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 10 servings



  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, measured then sifted
  • 3 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Coffee Cream-

  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temp
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp instant coffee
  • 1 tsp hot water
  • 8 oz cool whip, thawed
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder, for dusting, optional
  • 1/2 cup chopped chocolate, optional


Cake Roulade:

  • Preheat oven to 355°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Spray with baking spray and lightly dust with flour. Set aside
  • In a large bowl, add eggs and sugar. Beat on high speed for 10-12 minutes or until the mixture has tripled in size. 
  • In a small bowl, combine cocoa, flour and baking powder. Gently fold the flour mixture into the egg mixture with a spatula. (Beat with a mixing spoon on low speed for a few seconds, just to make sure flour is well incorporated. Don't overbeat or mixture will flatten.)
  • Pour batter into the baking sheet. Bake 12-14 minutes.
  • Once baked, let cool about a minute. With a sharp knife, release edges of cake from baking sheet.
  • Roll cake into a roulade. Set aside to completely cool.


  • Add cream cheese and powdered sugar to a bowl. In a small measuring cup add the instant coffee and pour the hot water over it. 
  • Combine coffee and hot water, mix vigorously until coffee dissolves.
  • Add the cool whip and mix. Refrigerate cream until ready to use.
  • Unroll the cake and brush with orange juice.
  • Generously cover with cream.
  • Roll the cakes back up into a roulade. Cover tops and sides of both cakes with the remaining cream.
  • Dust roll with cocoa, optional.
  • Drizzle with melted chocolate, if desired. 


376kcal Calories56g Carbs7g Protein14g Fat7g Saturated Fat126mg Cholesterol130mg Sodium269mg Potassium1g Fiber38g Sugar510IU Vitamin A6.2mg Vitamin C92mg Calcium1.9mg Iron
Nutrition Facts
Coffee Roulade Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 376 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 126mg42%
Sodium 130mg6%
Potassium 269mg8%
Carbohydrates 56g19%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 38g42%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 510IU10%
Vitamin C 6.2mg8%
Calcium 92mg9%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)