Swiss Roll


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The classic light and airy roll. Can be served both as a cake and as a pudding.

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Swiss Roll recipe - How to make Swiss Roll

Preparation time:    Cooking time:    Total Time:     11Serves 10 to 12
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1 recipe Basic Sponge Cake
a little melted butter or margarine
Lemon Butter Cream/ Icing for filling
powdered sugar for covering the roll
  1. Use a 225 mm. x 350 mm. ( 9"x 14") Swiss roll tin for the larger mixture and a 175 mm.x 275 mm. (7"x 11") tin for the smaaler mixture. Prepare the tin as follows - apply melted butter, put greaseproof paper over it and apply melted butter once agai
  2. Prepare the mixture as for sponge cake for puddings.
  3. Pour the mixture into the prepared Swiss roll tin.
  4. Bake in a hot oven at 450 F. for approx. 7 to 9 minutes.
  5. When the roll is springy to touch. taake out immediately. This is most important because an over - barked roll will crack whilst rolling.
  6. Sprinkle a sheet of greaseproof paper lavishly with powdered sugar.
  7. Invert the roll on this sheet and than peel off the paper from the top.
  8. Make a roll with the help of the sugared paper. Allow to cool for same time.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. When the roll is cold, gently unroll and fill with jam or lemon cream.
  2. Reroll, sprinkle wirh poedered sugar.
  3. Cut into slices and serve.

  1. Swiss roll makes an excellent pudding if covered with fresh sweetened cream or thin custard and chilled. If making chocolate roll, use only fresh-----
  2. ---- cream.
  3. You may use raspberry jam instead of lemon butter cream.
  5. Proceed as for Swiss roll using ingredients for a chocolate sponge cake instead of basic sponge cake. Fill with sweetened whipped cream.


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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy222 cal
Protein3.8 g
Carbohydrates24.6 g
Fiber0 g
Fat11.8 g
Cholesterol30.2 mg
Sodium98.8 mg
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