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Chocolate Swiss Roll

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Chocolate Swiss Roll is a delicious, easy to make dessert that tastes like the famous Swiss roll.

Chocolate Swiss Rolls are easy to prepare and can be made with just a few simple steps. They are the perfect dessert to serve any time of the day, not just in the morning.

A Chocolate Swiss Roll, also known as a chocolate roll, is a type of cake that is made with layers of sponge cake and chocolate cream. This dessert originated in Switzerland and was originally called the Sachertorte, but the name was changed to Swiss Roll in England due to mispronunciation.

Chocolate Swiss Rolls are commonly served at tea time or for dessert. It is often enjoyed while still warm so that the outside of the cake becomes crisp while the inside remains soft.

This delicious and tasty Swiss Roll is perfect for any special occasion like Christmas, birthday party, afternoon tea or even for a sunday lunch. A great cake that both kids and adults will love.
Chocolate Swiss Roll

Chocolate Swiss Roll
4.75 from 4 votes

Chocolate Swiss Roll

Chocolate Swiss Roll is a delicious, easy to make dessert that tastes like the famous Swiss roll.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Swiss Roll


  • 2 Eggs large
  • 3 to 3 1/4 tbsp Caster Sugar
  • 2 1/4 tbsp Maida (Plain Flour)
  • 1 1/4 tbsp Cocoa Powder - 1 1/3 tblsp
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Blackberry Jam - 1 1/2 tlsp or any other jam of choice.
  • 150 ml Double Cream whipped


  • Combine and whisk the eggs and sugar together in a bowl till light and frothy.
  • Add the flour and cocoa.
  • Mix well and transfer them to a greased swiss roll tin lined with baking parchment, spreading it evenly.
  • Place the tin in a preheated oven at 220C and bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until it begins to shrink from the edges.
  • Remove and invert the cake onto a sugared baking parchment.
  • Peel off the parchment from the cake and trim the edges.
  • Roll up the cake firmly with the parchment inside and keep aside to cool.
  • Meanwhile, warm the jam in a pan till spreading consistency is achieved.
  • Gently unroll the cake and remove the parchment.
  • Spread the jam and cream.
  • Re-roll and cut into slices.


Avatar of Shreematee Dookun
Shreematee Dookun February 9, 2022 - 3:24 pm

By what can the eggs be replaced ?

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Praveen Kumar February 10, 2022 - 11:10 am

Not tried before, but you could try these alternative for eggs in cake : buttermilk, yogurt, tofu or milk.

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Maneesha Jain November 26, 2013 - 11:43 pm

Please share recipe of eggless sponge roll

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