Member recipe
Member recipes are not tested in the GoodFood kitchen.

Gourmet Swiss Roll

By Cooking With Drew (GoodFood Community)
  • loading...
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • Making the Sugar Syrup
  • A challenge
  • Serves 6
A classic chocolate swiss roll with a gourmet twist Check out the video for this recipe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAF9H1NzCL4
Advertisement

Ingredients

Sponge

  • 3 Eggs
  • 125g Caster Sugar
  • 125g self-raising flour
  • 1 tbsp warm water
  • 25g Coca Powder

Filling

  • 3 Eggs
  • 125g Caster Sugar
  • 125g self-raising flour
  • 1 tbsp warm water
  • 25g Coca Powder
  • 3 egg whites
  • 200 g caster sugar
  • 75ml bottled water
  • 300g softened unsalted butter
  • Icing Sugar until it thickens

Method

  • STEP 1
    Grease and line a swiss roll tin using butter and parchment paper (AKA Greaseproof paper)
  • STEP 2
    Using a stand or hand mixer beat the eggs and sugar together for 10 minuets.
  • STEP 3
    Sift the flour and the cocoa powder then incorporate using a metal spoon and a cutting motion.
  • STEP 4
    Put your mixture into the swiss roll tin, level then bake for 8 minuets
  • STEP 5
    While the sponge is baking coat a sheet of parchment paper well with castor sugar
  • STEP 6
    Flip out your sponge onto the sheet of parchment paper then remove the paper stuck to the bottom of the sponge
  • STEP 7
    Roll the sponge then leave in the fridge to completely cool
  • STEP 8
    Once you have made your filling unroll the sponge, fill it then roll it back up without the parchment paper.
  • STEP 9
    Chop off the ends, garnish then serve.
  • STEP 10
    Using a stand mixer (or a hand mixer if you have someone else to help you) whisk the egg whites to soft peaks
  • STEP 11
    Add the sugar and the water to a small pot, move the pot to combine the two then simmer for about 5 mins or until it thickens.
  • STEP 12
    Turn the mixer speed up to max then slowly add the sugar syrup.
  • STEP 13
    Once the mixture reaches stiff peaks allow the mixture to cool for about 5 to 10 mins.
  • STEP 14
    Once the mixture has cooled add in the softened butter a little at a time.
  • STEP 15
    Add icing sugar until it thickens.
  • Comments, questions and tips

    Rate this recipe

    What is your star rating out of 5?

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Overall rating

Advertisement
Advertisement
  • Honest Brew

    New! Good Food Deal Get 6 craft beers for £9 with free delivery!

    Get offer
Advertisement

Sponsored content