Swiss Roll

jelly roll, cream roll (English)

dough, sugar, jam, whipped cream

type of sponge cake roll filled with whipped cream, jam, or icing.

The origins of the term are unclear. In spite of the name Swiss roll, the cake is believed to have originated elsewhere in Central Europe, likely Austria. It appears to have been invented in the nineteenth century, along with Battenberg, doughnuts and Victoria sponge.

The shape of the Swiss roll has inspired usage as a descriptive term in other fields, such as in optics and many forms of …

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Created Dec. 25, 2016 by: itisclaudio

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