By Tisa Jacob
Moist vanilla sponge encasing luscious filling and rolled to perfection.
- 150 gm egg whites
- 60 gm sugar
- 60 gms egg yolks
- 40 gms cake flour
- a pinch of salt
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 60 gm corn oil
- Strawberry/Apricot filling Filling~
- 1 ½ cup chopped strawberries
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 tbsp water
- 2 tbsp apricot jam
- Whipped cream filling~
- ½ cup whipping cream
- 4 tbsp sugar
- powdered sugar
- strawberry slices
- Nutella raspberry filling~
- 1 cup Nutella
- 8 oz raspberries
Level of difficulty Easy
Cost Budget Friendly
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Grease with oil or butter a 13X9" swiss roll pan or baking tray of similar dimension. Line with parchment paper.
Using a stand mixer, fitted with whisk attachment, beat egg whites and add sugar while beating Beat until stiff peaks form.
Add yolks to whites in 2 batches, Whisk on low until evenly mixed.
Sift half the flour into batter. Add salt. Mix on low speed until uniform.
Sift remaining cake flour into mixture.
Stir in vanilla extract and oil.
Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake at 375 for 5 minutes.
Bring down oven temp, 350°F and continue baking for an additional 7-8 minutes until cake is golden and springy,yet firm to the touch. Allow to cool on wire rack.
Invert cake on fresh parchment. Peel existing paper from bottom of cake.
Roll with prepared fillings.
Cover with plastic wrap and chill until ready to serve.
Directions for the strawberry jam filling~
In a small saucepan add cut strawberries, sugar and water.
Allow to boil, then bring down heat, having mixture simmer, while stirring occasionally for 5-8 minutes.
Heat until thick. Turn off heat. Stir in apricot preserves. Take off heat. Cool completely.
For the whipped cream~
Using whisk attachment of stand mixer, beat chilled cream on high until soft shiny peaks form
Add sugar and continue to beat until stiff, yet shiny.
Spread over strawberry layer.
Strawberry, cream filling~
Spread the strawberry filling evenly over cake, leaving a 1/4 inch border on sides.
Spread a layer of whipped cream over mixture.
Nutella, raspberry filling~
Spread Nutella over cake, leaving 1/4 inch border on sides.
Layer raspberries over Nutella.
Gently smash/crush raspberries with a spoon.
Spread cooled cake with filling of choice.
Roll cake from the short end, keeping filling intact, tightly, rolling from end to end firmly. Cover with plastic wrap to together and further keep shape. Chill in refrigerator.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar, top with fresh fruit, if desired.
Cut into 1/2 inch slices with a serrated knife.