by Paul Hollywood

Inspired by Japanese deco rolls, Paul uses different coloured cake batters to make a patterned Swiss roll.

Equipment and preparation: You will need a piping bag fitted with a plain nozzle and a hand-held electric mixer.

Cakes and baking


Keep liquorice in an airtight container for up to one week.


Liquorice is made by mixing the liquorice root extract with sugar, water, gelatine and flour to a thick, malleable paste. It is then moulded into strips or cables.