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Thursday, 8 August 2013

Jam Swiss Roll

These strawberry swiss roll or jam rolls are so delicious, i always scared to bake swiss roll sponge because it is quit tricky,but my first attempt for these rolls was outstanding,and it encouraged me more to bake further.Made with simple ingredients and can be served at any tea can also use these rolls in triffle recipes by placing these rolls round the pan in which you have to put the mixture.It will give a delightful effect.I am sharing my recipe for swiss roll or jam rolls enjoy :)

4 Eggs
8 Tbsp flour - slightly heaped
8 Tbsp castor sugar - levelled
1 tsp vanilla essence
1/2 cup strawberry jam* - mixed with a few drops of red food colour - mashed.
Icing sugar (can use castor sugar)

Preheat oven to 190 degrees at least 15 minutes before putting cake in oven.

Place eggs in a very clean mixing bowl and beat eggs until they start to become light and fluffy*. While continuing to beat, slowly add sugar and continue to beat until the mix until it becomes pale and fluffy - and when lifting beater egg mix forms a peak that stays up. Add vanilla essence. Mix well

Using a spatula, add the sifted flour slowly. Using a clockwise direction, fold mix in a figure 8 until flour is mixed into eggs. Pour mix into a greased and butter papered 13 x 8 inch swiss roll pan.

Bake at 190 degrees for 10 minutes only.

While cake cooks, get a clean soft napkin or tea towel and lay flat. Cover surface of the towel with icing or castor sugar. As cake is done, turn cake out onto the icing sugar. Place pan away, and slowly, but carefully remove the butter paper from the top of the cake. Using the napkin/tea towel roll up cake gently as soon as paper is removed.

Hold for 1 minute, then slowly open up roll. Spread with strawberry jam. Without cloth, roll up cake and set aside till cool. Then, using a bread knife slice 1 inch pieces of cake and serve on a platter.
*You can use any flavored red jam - e.g raspberry, Forrest fruits. Do not use jelly.