Can you roll cake?

Unroll the cooled cake, leaving the cake on the towel. Spread the filling over the top of the cake to within 1 inch of the edges. Reroll the cake, using the towel to lift and guide the cake into an even roll. Note: You’re NOT rolling the towel inside this time, just use it to help evenly lift the cake as you roll.

Why is my swiss roll rubbery?

Why is my swiss roll rubbery? The cake can become rubbery if the batter has been over-mixed. Over-mixing the batter increases the development of gluten which in turn increases the cakes gumminess. Over-mixing can also deflate the air bubbles that were created when whipping the meringue, causing the cake to deflate.

What are the rolled up cakes called?

You may have guessed, a roll cake is a cake that is rolled. A roll cake is often called a swiss roll or a jelly roll. It’s a type of sponge cake that is filled with whipped cream, jam or frosting and then rolled into a spiral before serving.

How do you roll a rolled sponge?

Score a line along the bottom of the sponge, approximately 2.5cm away from the edge. Don’t cut all the way through. Using the line scored, roll the sponge up tightly and leave to cool completely. When the sponge is cool, unroll it gently.

How do you not crack a Swiss roll?


  1. Baking temperature.
  2. Don’t preroll the cake when the cake is still very warm.
  3. Spread filling and roll the cake after cooling it down for 5-6 minutes.
  4. DO NOT store the rolled cake wrapped in parchment paper/waxed paper.

How do you keep the cake from cracking when rolling?

Just cover the hot cake with a clean dish towel and then gently roll it into a log. The cloth will prevent the cake from sticking to itself and will also absorb some of the moisture coming from the cooling roll. When it’s completely cool, gently unroll the cake, frost the inside, and roll it back up again.

Why do cake rolls crack?

A: I always recommend that the cake get rolled into the towel as soon as it comes out of the oven. When the cake is rolled while warm, the heat and moisture will help lead to a crack free cake. The cake is much more likely to crack if it is rolled when cooled.

What is better for cakes baking soda or baking powder?

Because of baking soda’s bitter taste, it must be paired with a sweeter tasting acidic compound. Baking soda is most commonly used in cookie and muffin recipes. Baking powder, however, already contains an acid and a base and has a more neutral taste, which works great when baking cakes and bread.

How do you make a chocolate roll cake?

– ¾ cup heavy cream – 2 teaspoons powdered sugar – ½ teaspoon vanilla extract – ⅛ cup chocolate-hazelnut spread (such as Nutella®)

What is the best chocolate cake recipe?

– Chef shares how to make the most indulgent home-made chocolate mud cake – Morgan Hipworth creates the dessert using pantry staples and a simple method – Morgan’s recipe has received over one million views and hundreds of comments – ‘This is by far the best looking mud cakes I’ve seen, well done,’ a foodie wrote

How to make a cake roll from a box mix?

Heat oven to 375°F. Line bottoms only of two 15x10x1-inch pans with cooking parchment paper.

  • In large bowl,beat eggs with electric mixer on high speed about 6 minutes or until thick and lemon colored. Add cake mix,water and oil.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched in center.
  • How to make chocolate cake with cocoa powder?

    Blend the cocoa and butter. The first thing you want to do is place the cocoa powder and softened butter in a bowl.

  • Fill a saucepan or double boiler about 1/4 full with water (1 cup).
  • Blend in the milk and sugar.
  • Pour the mixture into a mold or ice cube tray using a piping bag.
  • Take the chocolates out and dust with powdered sugar.