Strawberry swiss roll

This light, delicious dessert is a great way to make use of strawberries during the spring, when they’re in season.


Difficulty: Medium

Time: 25 min. preparation time, 10 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 353 / Protein 6g / Carbohydr. 41g / Fat 19g

Ingredients (10 servings)

4egg whites
200 gsugar
4egg yolks
2 tbspvanilla sugar
4 tbspwater
80 gflour
80 gstarch
1 tspbaking powder
500 gstrawberries
500 mlcream
30 gconfectioner’s sugar


kitchen towel, baking sheet, oven, sieve, whisk, parchment paper, stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

Wine Tip

Cava Brut Rosé
A sparkling rosé, with its effervescent mouthfeel and notes of fresh berries, is the perfect accompaniment to this heavenly strawberry cream cake.

Step 1

Strawberry swiss roll

Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F . Separate egg yolks and whites. In a stand mixer, beat eggs whites until foamy. Add part of the sugar until stiff peaks form.

oven, stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

4 egg whites / 66 g sugar

Step 2

Strawberry swiss roll

In a clean bowl, beat together egg yolks, sugar, vanilla sugar, and water.

4 egg yolks / 134 g sugar / 2 tbsp vanilla sugar / 4 tbsp water

Step 3

Strawberry swiss roll

Sift flour, starch, and baking powder into egg yolk mixture.


80 g flour / 80 g starch / 1 tsp baking powder

Step 4

Strawberry swiss roll

Add egg white mixture to egg yolk mixture and whisk carefully until just incorporated.


Step 5

Strawberry swiss roll

Pour batter onto a parchment-lined baking sheet, smooth out, place in preheated oven, and bake at 200°C/400°F for approx. 8 – 10 min. until golden. Remove from oven and set aside.

baking sheet, oven, parchment paper

Step 6

Strawberry swiss roll

Sprinkle a bit of sugar on a clean, slightly damp kitchen towel. Place cake on top, remove parchment paper and roll up.

kitchen towel

Step 7

Strawberry swiss roll

Cut strawberries into slices. In a stand mixer, beat together cream and powdered sugar until doubled in volume and thick.

stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

500 g strawberries / 500 ml cream / 30 g confectioner’s sugar

Step 8

Strawberry swiss roll

Make sure your cake has cooled down before you start this step. Spread approx. two-thirds of cream filling on top cake, followed by an even layer of strawberries. Then, roll cake forward using towel.

Step 9

Strawberry swiss roll

Place cake on serving plate. Ice cake with remainder of cream filling. Decorate with sliced strawberries. Refrigerate for approx. 30 – 40 min. Enjoy!