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Swiss roll

Swiss roll

Make sure you add a Swiss roll to your recipe repertoire – it's easy and looks impressive.

Ingredients

For the Swiss roll
For the filling
To serve

Preparation method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.Grease and line a 23cm x 30cm/9in x 12in Swiss roll tin

  2. Whisk the eggs and sugar in a bowl until pale and fluffy.

  3. Fold in the flour and spoon the mixture into the tin. Bake in the oven for 7-10 minutes, or until light and springy to the touch.

  4. Remove from the oven and turn the sponge out onto another piece of greaseproof paper.

  5. For the filling, spread the jam onto the sponge and then spread with the cream, leaving a small gap around the edges.

  6. Place a row of raspberries along one edge, lengthways. Roll the sponge to cover the raspberries and repeat the process until all of the raspberries have been used.

  7. Dust with icing sugar and serve.

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