Easy vanilla swiss roll cake

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A Chocolate Swiss Roll Cake is an impressive dessert recipe that is not difficult to lớn make. With a few tips & tricks, you can make this wonderful chocolate cake roll filled with sweet meringue buttercream & coated in a shiny chocolate glaze. Slice, serve, & you will wow your family and friends with this chocolate treat.

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With the mixer at low speed, slowly showroom the dry ingredients a little at a time. Once all of the flour mixture has been added, increase the speed to lớn medium and beat the batter for one minute.


Pour the batter into the prepared pan & spread it evenly. Rap the pan a few times on the counter to get rid of any air bubbles in the batter.


Bake the cake for about 12 to 15 minutes at 350°F (180°C). The cake is done when you can lightly press the center of the cake & it springs back.


As soon as you take the cake out of the oven, carefully lift it from the pan using the edge of the parchment as a handle.

Roll the hot cake up into itself (with the parchment paper) lượt thích a jelly roll. Place the roll on a baking rack to lớn cool.


How lớn Fill the Cake

Once the cake roll is cooled, unroll roll it. While you unroll it, remove the parchment paper và discard it.

Spread a little more than 1/2 of the buttercream filling on đứng đầu of the unrolled cake.


Roll the cake up again và then coat the outside of the roll with the rest of the buttercream. Place the cake roll on a plate or cookie sheet and refrigerate it for 10 to lớn 15 minutes.


How to Glaze the Swiss Roll Cake

While the cake chills, you can make the chocolate glaze.

Place the chopped chocolate và corn syrup in a heat-proof bowl.

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Pour the cream into a saucepan & heat it on the stove until it’s steaming hot but not boiling. Pour the hot cream over the chocolate, let it sit for a couple of minutes, và then stir until you have a smooth glaze.


Remove the chilled cake roll from the fridge và pour the chocolate glaze evenly over the roll. Refrigerate the cake roll for at least 45 minutes khổng lồ an hour before slicing & serving.


Recipe Tips

Cake Batter Tip: It’s always a good idea lớn use room-temperature eggs & milk when you make the cake batter. Room temperature ingredients are easier khổng lồ combine without having to overmix the batter. This will make your cake more soft and tender.Baking Tip: It’s very important to not overbake the cake. The first time you make it, be sure lớn keep an eye on it and check it. Once it springs back in the center it’s ready. Every oven is different và your cake may need more or less time.Glaze Tip: I like to địa chỉ cửa hàng corn syrup lớn the glaze because it makes it nice và shiny when it’s set. You can omit it if you prefer but your glaze won’t be as shiny.Decorating Tip: Top the glaze with shaved or grated chocolate, finely chopped nuts, or even sprinkles for extra decorations.
My cake roll is more flat và square instead of round. What did I vày wrong? When you roll the cake, you will want to roll it into itself like a jelly roll. It’s important when you start the roll to lớn tuck the over in tightly as you start khổng lồ roll & keep the roll somewhat tight so it will hold a round shape.


My cake cracked! Can I fix it?

If your cake cracked it’s mostly lượt thích because it is over baked. If it cracks as you are rolling it, just keep rolling it carefully. Cracks can easily be covered up with the buttercream filling which is added inside the cake & on the outside.


My glaze hardened while waiting for the cake lớn cool. How vị I fix it?

If your chocolate glaze hardens, just gently warm it up on the stove or microwave until it’s pourable.


How long does chocolate swiss roll cake keep?

I lượt thích to store this cake in the refrigerator. Keep it covered và it will keep for up to three to four days.


Can it be frozen?

You can also freeze the cake, firm up the chocolate by refrigerating the cake for approximately 30-60 minutes, then wrap it in plastic then again in foil, place in a freezer safe bag, it will keep for up khổng lồ two months in the freezer.


The tender chocolate cake rolled up with the light và fluffy filling is the perfect match. The chocolate glaze adds the finishing touch! Give this chocolate swiss roll cake a try và you will love it – it’s perfect any time of year. It’s the perfect way to lớn celebrate the Holidays. Enjoy!

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A Chocolate Swiss Roll Cake is an impressive dessert recipe that is not difficult to make. It's filled with buttercream and topped with a chocolate glaze.