Swiss roll with raspberry cream filling

    2 hours 40 min

    My favourite way of eating raspberries! This raspberry Swiss roll is made with a fluffy sponge cake and a delicious cream filling.

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    Serves: 12 

    • For the sponge
    • 4 egg yolks
    • 1 lemon, zested
    • 175g caster sugar
    • 4 egg whites
    • 75g cornflour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • For the filling
    • 500g raspberries
    • 1 dash lemon juice
    • sugar, to taste
    • 350ml whipping cream
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar

    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:2hr chilling  ›  Ready in:2hr40min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line a deep baking tin with greaseproof paper.
    2. In a bowl beat egg yolks with lemon zest until light and creamy. Gradually add 2/3 of the sugar. In a separate bowl beat egg whites with 4 tablespoons water and salt until stiff. Whisk in the remaining sugar. Fold the stiff egg whites into the egg yolk mixture.
    3. Sift flour, starch and baking powder over the egg mixture and fold in carefully.
    4. Pour dough into the prepared baking tin. Bake for 5 minutes, then reduce the temperature to 120 C / Gas 1-2 and bake for a further 10 minutes.
    5. Meanwhile wash and dry raspberries.
    6. Sprinkle a clean kitchen towel with sugar and turn baked biscuit on it. Peel off greaseproof paper and roll up biscuit whilst still warm. Let cool.
    7. To make the filling, beat whipped cream with vanilla sugar until stiff. In a separate bowl mix raspberries with sugar to taste and stir in a dash of lemon juice. Fold into the whipped cream.
    8. Carefully unroll biscuit and spread the raspberry cream evenly on top. Roll back up and place onto a cake platter. Cover and chill for a few hours in the fridge.

    Vanilla sugar

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