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Chocolate Swiss Roll

Updated: Aug 1, 2021

Swiss rolls have always been a favourite of mine. The best snack you could get in your lunchbox as a kid was a mini roll to satisfy all those chocolate cake cravings. Now as an adult, those mini rolls just don't cut it. Which is why I whip up this Chocolate Swiss Roll on the regular. Soft pillowy chocolate cake, whipped vanilla cream in the middle and topped with a thin layer of chocolate ganache on top! One word for this.... YUM!

I love how this cake can be served simply at home with a cup of tea, or decorated with fresh fruit and chocolate decorations for a dinner party.

Preparation Time 1 hour

Cook Time 20 minutes

Yields 1 Swiss roll/ 10-12 slices


Swiss Roll Cake

4 eggs- separated

2/3 cup/ 135 grams sugar- separated

1 tablespoon brewed coffee

1/4 cup / 60 grams butter- melted (plus extra for greasing the pan)

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup flour

3 Tablespoons cocoa powder

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

Vanilla Whipped Cream

1 cup heavy cream

3 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

Chocolate Ganache

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup / 113 grams chocolate- chopped