Swiss roll recipe

Nothing goes down better with an afternoon cup of tea than a slice of Swiss roll. Keep it simple with a jam filling and a smattering of caster sugar on the top for the perfect treat no one can refuse.

Swiss roll recipe

Swiss roll Ingredients:

75g self raising flour
3 eggs
75g caster sugar
3 tbsp jam / lemon curd 

UPDATE: I have remade this recipe to be gluten free, it worked fine with the simple substitute of Gluten free self raising flour. No addition xanthium gum needed.

Swiss roll recipe










  1. Light oven to gas mark 6 / 200°C
  2. Line the tin with greaseproof paper
  3. Crack eggs into a large bowl and add sugar
  4. Whisk eggs until thick and light in colour
  5. Do the test to see if the mixture has been
    whisked enough
  6. Fold in flour using a metal spoon
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden brown
  8. Sprinkle sugar over new piece of greaseproof
  9. Tip cooked Swiss roll onto sugared paper
  10.  Quickly
    cut the edges off
  11.  Cover
    sponge with jam
  12.  Roll, use
    the paper to help you
  13.  Place
    into container and allow to cool.


Swiss roll recipe
 Soft and sweet with a sprinkling of sugar. There is no better way to enjoy an afternoon sit down and a cup of tea, than with a slice of homemade swiss roll.
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6 Replies to “Swiss roll recipe”

  1. This sound wonderful and so simple. I have never attempted making a swiss roll before, but I have some fresh made jam that is screaming to be used! #Blogstravaganza

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