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Jam filled swiss roll

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1.857 stars based on 7 ratings

This traditional jam filled swiss roll is delightfully yummy and perfect with a hot cup of tea.

Key Information

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  • Cake:1
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 3 3 Egg(s) (free range) seperated
  • 125g 4½ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar plus extra for sprinkling (we like Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 100g 3½ oz Plain white flour (we like Allinson) Plain white flour
  • 25g 1 oz Cornflour
  • 1tsp 1tsp Lemon juice
  • pinch pinch Baking powder
  • 110g 4 oz Raspberry jam warmed
  • Icing sugar for dusting (we like Silver Spoon)

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C fan, 400°F, gas mark 6). Line a Swiss roll tin with non-stick baking paper.

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Whisk the egg whites until they form soft peaks, then gradually trickle in the sugar and continue beating until the mixture is firm and glossy. Add the lemon juice.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 3 3 Egg(s) (free range) seperated
    • 125g 4½ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar plus extra for sprinkling (we like Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 1tsp 1tsp Lemon juice
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Sift in the flour and baking powder and gradually fold (do not stir) into the beaten egg white, alternating with additions of egg yolk until smooth.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 100g 3½ oz Plain white flour (we like Allinson) Plain white flour
    • pinch pinch Baking powder
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Spread the mixture evenly into the tin. Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden and springy to the touch.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Turn out onto a tea towel sprinkled with sugar. Pull off the baking paper and roll up the sponge. Cover with the tea towel and leave to cool.

    Ingredients for this step

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Unroll the sponge and spread with the jam and roll up again.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 110g 4 oz Raspberry jam warmed
  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Dust with icing sugar just before serving.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Icing sugar for dusting (we like Silver Spoon)