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Festive recipe: How to make Swiss Roll

By Neha Pitti
October 29, 2015 11:55 IST
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We had asked you, dear readers, to share your favourite festive recipes with us.

Presenting a dessert recipe from Neha Pitti. You can share yours too!

Swiss RollSwiss Roll is a colourful recipe that is sure to delight the young and old.

Here's the recipe:


  • 1 1/4 cup maida
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp soda bicarb
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tbsp castor sugar
  • 200 gm Milkmaid
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 100 to 125 ml soda water
  • Strawberry, pineapple, orange fruit crush (of your choice)
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 


  • Sieve maida, baking powder and soda.
  • In a bowl add butter, castor sugar, Milkmaid and essence. Mix it well.
  • Add maida powder mixture and soda water one by one. Mix with hands using cut and fold method.
  • Make the batter smooth in texture. It should comparatively be smoother than cake batter.
  • Preheat oven on 180 degree for 5 minutes.
  • Take a rectangular mould, grease and place butter paper at the bottom.
  • Pour the batter, it should be only 1 inch thick.
  • Bake it in a preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes on 180 degree. Don't let it turn brownish red from the top.
  • Once it is baked, place butter paper on wooden board, dust some maida and turn the mould when it cools down. Remove the butter paper.
  • Spread strawberry fruit crush on it and roll it using butter paper. Make a tight roll.
  • Apply a thin layer of strawberry crush on the outer layer and sprinkle desiccated coconut . (You may use orange crush for inner layer and pineapple crush with few drops of green colour for outer layer)
  • Roll it in butter paper and refrigerate for an hour to set.
  • Remove butter paper and cut it in 1 inch thick rolls. Serve chilled.

Photograph: Neha Pitti


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