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Hurricane Swissroll

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These are all from one swiss roll

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for this design, remove 1/3 batter and add 1.5 tsp of bamboo charcoal powder, mix and set aside. Divide balance into 3 portions and add different colors to mix. Gently scoop in to form 3 line side by side then scoop in the charcoal layer to cover before drawing the lines, starting from long side followed by shorter side and roll up from the short side in order to get this effect.

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Two cakes prepared exactly the same except drawing of the lines started in different directions. See the first picture for result. Always roll  parallel to the last drawn lines.

Hurricane Swissroll

Recipe adapted from EnneTy’s Pandan Swissroll

Ingredients:

4 yolks
75g Cake flour
40g vegetable oil
35g sugar
60g milk

4 egg whites
35g sugar
1/4 tsp cream of tartar

1 tablespoon of Valrhona Cocoa powder

For Lavendar version, omit the cocoa powder and add 2-3 drops of color gel into 1/3 portion of the final batter

Pan: 9″x 11″

 

 

 

 

 

Method:

Preheat oven to 170C. Use middle rack. Line pan with baking paper.

1. Heat oil to 70C then pour in the flour all at once. Stir until smooth then add the milk followed by egg yolks and sugar. set aside

2. Whip meringue to very firm peak then fold into the egg yolk batter in 3 portions. Remove about 3 tablespoons of the batter and sift in the cocoa powder to mix until smooth (this is to lighten up the batter before adding more). Add until about 1/3 more of the batter and fold gently to mix until even.

3. Pour the original batter into the pan and smoothen the top. Gently scoop the cocoa batter on the top of the original batter and make sure the surface is covered evenly.

4. Using the end of spatula (the handle part), draw very close lines horizontally from one end to the other, to and fro, without lifting the spatula. Repeat the actions vertically. When completed, give the pan a few taps to remove bubbles.

5. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes then rotate inside out and continue baking another 3-5 minutes.

6. Slide the cooked cake on to a rack then cover with a clean piece of grease proof paper and invert on to the still warm inverted pan. Roll up the cake while still hot and transfer to cooling rack.

7. Prepare your filling. Slowly unroll the cake as much as you can. Do not force it to flatten completely or it will break. Re-roll the swissroll back and chill for a few hours before slicing.

Enjoy!

 

 

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Chocolate Swiss Roll

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Chocolate Swiss roll

4 Egg yolks (I used 65g eggs)
35g corn oil
40g full cream milk
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
60g Cake Flour
10g Cocoa powder

4 Egg Whites
70g Castor Sugar

Whipped non dairy cream for filling

Method:

Preheat oven 160C. (Smeg oven, middle rack)

1. In a large mixing bowl, using a hand whisk, whisk together egg yolk, oil, milk and vanilla extract. Sift in flour and cocoa powder and blend until smooth. Set aside.
2. Place egg white into the stand mixer bowl, beat until foamy before adding in sugar gradually and beat until firm and glossy.
3. Fold 1/3 of the meringue into the yolk mixture and mix until incorporated before adding another portion.
4. Pour the batter onto a lined and lightly greased baking tray (28cm square) Smooth the top with a spatula and rap the tray a few times on the worktop to remove bubbles and also even out the top.
5. Bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown and cake springs back when lightly pressed. Please adjust according to your oven time and temperature.
6. Once cooked, remove from oven and invert on another piece of grease proof parchment paper and peel off the paper lining. Roll the still warm cake together with a clean piece of grease proof parchment paper and allow to cool completely before unrolling the cake and apply your filling and re-roll up. Chill a couple of hours before slicing.

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Thai Milk Tea Swiss Rolls

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Thai Milk Tea Swiss Rolls

4 Egg yolks (I used 65g eggs)
35g corn oil
40g  Thai Milk Tea
70g Cake Flour + 1 teabag milktea (2.5g)

4 Egg Whites
70g Castor Sugar

Thai Milk Tea preparation ~ you only need 40g:-
50ml hot water
2 Thai Tea Bags
2 tsp condensed milk

Whipped non dairy cream for filling

Method:

Steep the teabags in hot water for a few minutes. Remove the bags and add the condensed milk and stir. Cool before use. Measure out 40g for the recipe.

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Preheat oven 160C. (Smeg oven, middle rack)

1. In a large mixing bowl, using a hand whisk, whisk together egg yolk, oil and milk tea. Sift in flour and blend until smooth. Set aside.
2. Place egg white into the stand mixer bowl, beat until foamy before adding in sugar gradually and beat until firm and glossy.
3. Fold in 1/3 of the meringue into the yolk mixture and mix until incorporated before adding another portion until complete.
4. Pour the batter onto a lined and lightly greased baking tray (28cm square). Smooth the top with a spatula and rap the tray a few times on the worktop to remove bubbles and also even out the top.
5. Bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown and cake springs back when lightly pressed. Please adjust according to your oven time and temperature.
6. Once cooked, remove from oven and invert on another piece of grease proof parchment paper and peel off the paper lining. Roll the still warm cake together with a clean piece of grease proof parchment paper and allow to cool completely before unrolling the cake and apply your filling and re-roll up. Chill a couple of hours before slicing.

 

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Blue Pea and Pandan Swiss Rolls

Blue Pea Flavor

4 Egg yolks (I used 65g eggs)
35g corn oil
20g coconut milk
20g Concentrated Bluepea juice
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
70g Cake Flour

4 Egg Whites
70g Castor Sugar

Whipped non dairy cream for filling

Variation: replace 20g bluepea juice with pandan juice.

Method:

Preheat oven 160C. (Smeg oven, middle rack)

1. In a large mixing bowl, using a hand whisk, whisk together egg yolk, oil, bluepea juice, coconut milk and vanilla extract. Sift in flour and blend until smooth. Set aside.
2. Place egg white into the stand mixer bowl, beat until foamy before adding in sugar gradually and beat until firm and glossy.
3. Fold 1/3 of the meringue into the yolk mixture and mix until incorporated before adding another portion.
4. Pour the batter onto a lined and lightly greased baking tray (28cm square) Smooth the top with a spatula and rap the tray a few times on the worktop to remove bubbles and also even out the top.
5. Bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown and cake springs back when lightly pressed. Please adjust according to your oven time and temperature.
6. Once cooked, remove from oven and invert on another piece of grease proof parchment paper and peel off the paper lining. Roll the still warm cake together with a clean piece of grease proof parchment paper and allow to cool completely before unrolling the cake and apply your filling and re-roll up. Chill a couple of hours before slicing.

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Basic Swissroll with Jam

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Basic Swissroll with Jam

5 egg yolks
1tsp vanilla extract
30g Oil
50g milk
80g Cake flour
20g castor sugar

5 Egg whites
60g Castor Sugar

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Mix egg yolks, oil, sugar and milk together and whisk until blended. Set aside. Sift flour and and salt together.  Set aside.

Beat the egg whites till foamy, add in sugar gradually and beat till firm peak.

Add flour into the yolk mixture, stir with a handwhisk, when it gets too thick, add 1/3 of meringue and continue until the batter is smooth.

Fold in another 1/3 portion of meringue into the yolk batter and then add the final portion then switch to spatula to fold gently until batter is smooth and no streaks can be seen. Pour into prepared pan (I used 9″x 11″ pan); smooth out the top by shaking the pan from side to side. Bake in preheated oven on the rack  above the centre rack, at 185C for 15 mins or until golden brown.

Remove the cake and immediately invert on a rack lined with a clean piece of parchment paper. Peel off paper lining and gently roll the cake up together with the clean parchment paper. Leave it to cool before unrolling and apply filling, then re-roll back again.

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Pandan swissroll with coconut/caramel

Pandan Swissroll with coconut/caramel filling

(cooked dough method)

Ingredients:

5 Egg yolks
50g coconut oil or any vegetable oil
20g sugar
75g fresh pandan juice
80g Cake flour

5 Egg whites
10g corn starch
60g Castor Sugar

Method:

Heat up the oil until warm, add the cake flour and cooked into a dough and allow to cool slightly before whisking in the yolks. Add the pandan juice and 20g sugar and mix until smooth. Set aside.

Mix corn starch with sugar. Beat the egg whites till foamy, add in the sugar mixture gradually and beat till firm peaks.

Fold the meringue into the yolk batter in 3 batches then pour into prepared pan (I used 11 x 11″ pan); smooth out the top by shaking the pan from side to side. Bake in preheated oven at 160C for 30-35 mins or until golden brown.

Transfer the cake to cooling rack and invert on a plastic board lined with a clean piece of parchment paper. Peel off paper lining and gently roll the cake up together with the clean parchment paper. Leave it to cool before unrolling and apply filling, then re-roll back again.

For the filling, mix coconut with caramel and spread on the cake. Pipe on a layer of whipped cream and roll up. Chill a couple of hours before slicing and serve.

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Banana in a swissroll

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To bake the swissroll you need:-

3 eggs (65g)
50g caster sugar
50g cake flour

Method:

Line a 28 x 28cm baking pan with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 180C. Middle rack.

1. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs lightly then add sugar. Place the bowl on top of a bowl of hot boiling water. Whisk with handwhisk until the eggs are warm then start whisking the eggs with a hand mixer with high speed until light and fluffy.
2. Sift in the flour in 3-4 portions and gently fold into the eggs mixture until well mixed. Do not over mixed!
3. Pour into prepared pan and tap a few times to remove big bubbles and also to even out the top.
4. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Remove from pan and allow to cool before removing the paper.

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Prepare caramel:

50g sugar
50g whipping cream

Heat up the sugar to caramelize then pour in the cream. Careful as the mixture will bubble up furiously when cream is added! Remove from heat and keep stirring until smooth. Allow to cool before using.

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Prepare the whipped cream:

120g of bettercreme – whip up until firm.

To assemble:

Peel off the lining from the cake and spread a layer of whipped cream and arrange a roll of bananas on one end. Drizzle caramel on top of the bananas, then roll up the cake, using the paper to help you as you roll.

Chill in fridge for a couple of hours before slicing.

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