Chocolate Roll Cake Recipe

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Swiss chocolate Roll cake - is a blissful indulgence for dessert and chocolate fans. The uniqueness of the roll cake is the perfect swirls which you get when Sponge cake sheet is filled with a layer of whipped cream filling and topped with chocolate ganache. You would love to eat this chocolate roll cake for your breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Ok, you are not stopping here, you will eat this even in your dreams. Making this roll cake recipe can be tricky but once mastered, you can amaze anyone.
Here is the Swiss Roll cake step by step instructions which explains -1. How to make Chocolate Sponge cake sheet? 2. How to make filling for the Swiss Roll cake? 3. How to make Chocolate ganache for Chocolate Swiss roll Cake? 4. How do you roll up a Swiss Roll?
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Prep Time40 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Served As: Desserts
Recipe Cuisine Type: Bakery, Cafe, Desserts
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Calories 759 kcal
Servings 3

Ingredients
 

For Sponge Cake

  • 100 gm All Purpose Flour
  • 20 gm Cocoa Powder
  • 60 gm Sugar granulated
  • 2 Eggs
  • 80 ml Oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 tbsp Milk

For Cream Filling

  • 150 ml Whipped Cream

For Chocolate Ganache

  • 100 gm Chocolate
  • 50 gm Fresh Cream
  • 1 tsp Butter
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Instructions
 

How to make Chocolate Sponge cake sheet

  • Here is the first step involved in making Chocolate roll cake. Usually, Sponge cake is a thick square or circle which is the base for a cake but for this roll recipe, sponge cake is made into sheet.
  • Preheat the oven to 180-degree Celsius ( 356 degrees F). Whisk two whole eggs so that the white and yellow yolk mixes and becomes fluffy. Combine granulated sugar, Oil, vanilla essence to the eggs and whisk till it sugar dissolves.
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Work on Dry Ingredients

  • Sift all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and slowly add the dry ingredients to beaten egg mix. Whisk it until incorporated.
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  • This chocolate cake batter needs to be running consistency and hence in case, you find it thick, add 2 tablespoons of milk. The chocolate cake sheet has to be thin and get bouncy.
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  • Grease the baking tray ( 11* 9 sheet Pan)with help of butter/oil and place the parchment paper, Spread the chocolate cake batter using the spatula.
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Here comes the trickiest part

  • Bake the sheet in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes at 180 degree Celcius (356 degree F) only. As you would want a spongy, bouncy cake sheet which is springy to touch.
  • Once baked, immediately take out the baking tray. Sprinkle icing sugar on a clean kitchen towel. Flip the baked cake sheet on kitchen towel. Remove the parchment sheet. Again sprinkle icing sugar on cake sheet and start rolling the cake.
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  • Icing sugar will not let the cake stick while rolling. Roll up the cake like a log while the chocolate sheet is still warm. Let the rolled cake rest for 10 minutes.

How to make filling for the Swiss Roll cake

  • Whip the chilled whipping cream in a bowl using an electric whisker, till it gets soft peaks. Keep aside.
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How to make Chocolate ganache for Chocolate Swiss roll Cake

  • Boil the fresh cream in another saucepan. Switch off the gas Add grated the chocolate and butter to it. whisk it. Chocolate Ganache is ready. Keep the ganache aside and let it
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How do you roll up a Swiss Roll?

  • Unroll the cooled cake and evenly spread the whipped cream filling. Roll up the cake again.
  • Don't worry if there are some cracks while rolling it as it all will get covered. After rolling, apply a thick layer of ganache and keep the roll in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes. This will help the cake and ganache to set.
  • After 15 minutes take the tray out a using a fork, give texture to prepared swiss chocolate roll cake.
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  • Once done, use two spatulas and lift the chocolate cake roll and place it on another cake board.
  • Slice the chocolate roll cake and serve with whipped cream or fruits like strawberries. These taste best when cold. Enjoy your Swiss roll cake.
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Recipe Notes

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About the Author – Sonia Gupta, the founder of Sonlicious, is known for her experimental healthy baking recipes on YouTube channel and her own food blog. She enjoys developing recipes, food writing, reviewing products and restaurants, and has recently started writing recipe books. You can follow her on: Facebook PageFacebook groupTwitterGoogle+PinterestInstagramYouTubeLinkedInBlog
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 759kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 24g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 140mg | Potassium: 327mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 548IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 4mg
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