When strawberries are not at their peak and lack flavour, marinate them with a little sugar - it makes a big difference.
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Makes: 1 swiss roll
2 tablespoons caster sugar
8 egg yolks
100g caster sugar
4 egg whites
80g plain flour
500ml double cream
2 tablspoons caster sugar
60g icing sugar
Method Prep:25min › Cook:8min › Ready in:33min
PReheat oven to 240 C / Gas 9. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
Cut strawberries in halves or quarters. Add to a bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons sugar. Cover and let marinate.
In a bowl beat egg yolks with 50g sugar till pale and fluffy. In another bowl beat egg white with the remaining sugar till stiff. Fold into the egg yolk mixture. Sift flour and cornflour and fold into mixture.
Evenly spread mixture on baking and bake in the preheated oven till no longer sticky, 5 to 8 minutes.
Unmould sponge onto a clean tea towel and cover with a clean damp tea towel. Let cool.
Whip cream with 2 tablespoons sugar till stiff. Fold in strawberries and spread on sponge. Roll up using the tea towel and place on a serving plate. Refrigerate and dust with icing sugar before serving