A 'Swiss roll' or 'jelly roll' is a type of sponge cake roll. Swiss Roll recipe a traditional, old fashioned tea time treat that is also served as a dessert. It is one those easy dessert recipes prepared with sponge cake. 

       Easy cake recipe can be prepared in 10 minutes. Filling which can also be used are jam of your choice, hazel nut or chocolate spread, butter cream filling, frozen yoghurt, mousse, custard ...etc.


For Chocolate Sponge Cake:
Granulated sugar- ½ cup
Vanilla extract-1 teaspoon
Baking powder-1 teaspoon
Eggs, separated- 3-4
All-purpose flour- ½ cup
Cocoa powder- ¼ cup

For Frosting and Filling:
Whipping cream- 250 ml
Powdered sugar – 1 tablespoon
Vanilla extract- 1 teaspoon

  • Heat oven to 180oC. Line the 15 ½ x10 ½ x1-inch tray with wax paper and grease the paper slightly with oil. 
  • Sift together flour, cocoa and baking powder. Beat egg yolks, granulated sugar and vanilla in small bowl until pale in color, about 5 minutes. Fold in cocoa mixture.
  • Beat the egg whites still stiff peaks. Fold this egg whites into the prepared cocoa mixture. Spread batter into prepared pan. 
  • Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Invert cake onto clean surface sprinkled with icing sugar; remove wax paper and allow to cool.
  • Chill the vessel and whisk used to whip the cream. Whip the cream  by adding icing sugar and vanilla essence still stiff peaks forms.
  • Once the cake is cooled immediately apply whipped cream ontop of the cake. Roll up cake from short side. Press seam side down. 
  • Suppose if you cant able to ice the cake immediately after cooling, transfer the cake immediately over a tea towel peel the parchment immediately, roll cake into the tea towel and allow to cool.
  • Carefully unroll the cake when you get time and spread the filling. 
  • Sprinkle top lightly with powdered sugar, if desired.
  • Apply whipped cream on top of the roll and allow to set inside fridge for an hour.
  • Cut the cakes as slices straight or diagonally. Garnish with strawberries.