Chocolate Swiss Roll

Chocolate Swiss Roll

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The moment we think of Swiss Rolls, we immediately think of spongy vanilla cake rolls lined with mixed fruit jam. The Chocolate Swiss Roll is an innovative variant, which features chocolate cake rolls lined with luscious whipped cream.

A drizzling of chocolate sauce further enhances the appeal of this delicious dessert , making it a treat beyond comparison, especially for chocolate lovers.

Chocolate Swiss Roll recipe - How to make Chocolate Swiss Roll

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  13 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1 roll ( 7 pieces)
Show me for roll ( 7 pieces)


2 tbsp cocoa powder
1/4 cup chocolate sauce
melted butter for greasing
2 large eggs
1/4 cup castor sugar
1/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
2 tbsp powdered sugar for sprinkling
1/4 cup beaten whipped cream

  1. Grease a 250 mm. X 150 mm. (10” x 6”) aluminium tin with butter, place a butter paper of the same size over it and again grease the butter paper with butter. Keep aside.
  2. Combine the eggs and castor sugar in a deep bowl, mix well and beat using an electric beater for 3 to 4 minutes on a medium speed, till it is light and fluffy.
  3. Add the plain flour, cocoa powder and vanilla essence and mix gently with the help of a spatula.
  4. Transfer the batter into the greased tin and bake in an pre-heated at 200°c (400°f) for 8 minutes. Keep aside to cool slightly.
  5. Once it is slightly cooled, loosen the sides of the cake using a sharp knife.
  6. Sprinkle the powdered sugar evenly on a clean, dry surface and invert the cake tin over it. Slowly peel the butter paper and discard it.
  7. Spread the whipped cream evenly over the cake and roll it gently from one side to the other to form a swiss roll.
  8. Place the roll on a serving plate and apply the chocolate sauce evenly over it with the help of a palette knife.
  9. Cut the roll into 7 equal portions using a sharp knife.
  10. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per roll
Energy142 cal
Protein3.3 g
Carbohydrates16.3 g
Fiber0.5 g
Fat8.2 g
Cholesterol3.6 mg
Sodium15.4 mg


Chocolate Swiss Roll
 on 19 Jul 20 11:23 PM

Look can use sour curd,instead of egg
Chocolate Swiss Roll
 on 19 Jul 20 11:16 PM

Tarla Dalal
20 Jul 20 10:10 AM
   Chandni thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes you loved.
Chocolate Swiss Roll
 on 16 Apr 17 04:50 PM

What can b used instead of egg? This recipe looks very tempting....
Tarla Dalal
17 Apr 17 08:55 AM
   Hi Geeta, Try using a sponge made without eggs.
Chocolate Swiss Roll
 on 13 Mar 17 06:12 AM

Chocolate Swiss Roll
 on 03 Oct 16 05:17 PM

Chocolate swiss roll.. this is now my favourite recipe.. it so chocolaty and creamy.. Everybody enjoyed this recipe..