What is a cake roll called?

A Swiss roll, jelly roll (United States), roll cake, cream roll, roulade or Swiss log is a type of rolled sponge cake filled with whipped cream, jam, or icing.

How do you make a vanilla Swiss roll?


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F (190 C). Line a 9 x 13 inch (22 x 33 cm) baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Make the batter.
  3. Whip the egg whites.
  4. Combine the batter.
  5. Bake.
  6. Roll up the cake.
  7. Make the whipped cream.
  8. Fill the cake roll.

How do you make a Swiss roll birthday cake?

  1. Place one cake layer on a serving platter. Spread marshmallow filling over cake and top with second cake layer. Pour ganache over cake and spread until entire cake is covered.
  2. Apply Swiss Rolls in even rows around cake. Let set 30 minutes before slicing and serving.

How do you eat a Swiss roll?

One of my favorite treats to pack in my school lunches many years ago was the Swiss Rolls. The best way to eat those little chocolate rolls is to peel off the outer layer of chocolate and eat that first, and then unroll the cake before eating it.

What’s the difference between a Swiss roll and a jelly roll?

Americans typically refer to rolled cakes as jelly rolls, while British bakers refer to rolled cakes as Swiss rolls. In Switzerland, people use the French name for rolled meats and pastries, roulade.

What’s the difference between a ho ho and a Swiss roll?

Flush. I think it could be easily argued that ho hos uses higher quality ingredients and is objectively the better product. However, swiss rolls are sweeter and are more “chocolatey” than “cakey”, so they get my vote.

How do you make a strawberry cake roll?


  1. Unroll the cake, then remove the baking paper and kitchen towel.
  2. Spread a thin layer of cream over the cake, and then place the whole strawberries end to end across the short length of the cake.
  3. Cover the strawberries with more cream, then roll the cake following the curl.

What is the best size pan for Swiss roll?

12×17 inch half sheet pan
Best pan to use: 12×17 inch half sheet pan. A larger pan yields a much thinner cake, while a smaller pan creates a cake that’s too thick. Either sizes would be difficult and almost impossible to roll out, so make sure you use the correct size.

How do you make a cake roll?

  1. Step 1: Make and Bake the Cake. Prepare and bake the jelly roll cake recipe as directed.
  2. Step 2: Remove Cake from Pan onto Towel. Next, dust a clean, lint-free kitchen towel with powdered sugar.
  3. Step 3: Roll Cake with Towel Inside and Cool.
  4. Step 4: Spread Filling on Cake and Reroll.
  5. Step 5: Chill Cake Roll.

What is the difference between a yule log and a Swiss roll?

The main difference between yule log and swiss roll is their appearance. Yule logs are made to resemble Yule logs that are burned on the Christmas eve while Swiss rolls are just cylindrical cakes with a spiral cross-section.

Do you roll Swiss roll hot or cold?

It’s important that the cake is warm so it can set in the right shape. If it’s too cold, it won’t roll properly. Once rolled, leave it to cool completely. When you’re ready to fill, unroll the cake very carefully, slowly flattening it again.