Swiss Rolls Recipe

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Swiss Rolls
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A swiss roll is a type of a sponge cake roll. It originated in Central Europe and not Switzerland as the name suggests. A thin sponge cake spread with icing and jam, rolled up in circular slices.

Ingredients of Swiss Rolls

  • Oven temp: 400F-204 C
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup maida
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla essence
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • Baking tin, 30cmx30cm (12 inchx12 inch), lined with butter paper
  • 1 cup jam-slightly warmed
  • 1 cup icing (confectioners sugar)
  • 1 butter paper

How to Make Swiss Rolls

  • 1.Using a beater, beat eggs, sugar, baking powder and vanilla till thick and foamy.
  • 2.Fold in the flour with light movements and pour mixture into the prepared tin.
  • 3.Bake in a pre-heated oven for 7-10 minutes till a sharp knife put in comes out clean Sprinkle icing sugar over the butter paper and keep ready while cake is baking.
  • 4.Remove cake from oven and turn it over on to the towel, top side down.
  • 5.Trim off the edges immediately, flatten it slightly and roll cake into a scroll, along with the paper, and leave to cool. When cool, unroll the cake and remove the butter paper, and spread jam over it.
  • 6.Re-roll, leaving the cloth behind, and arrange on to a serving dish, with the edge on the bottom and sprinkle some more icing sugar on top.