While many of us already have a collection of recipes for our favorite desserts, cakes, cupcakes, and cookies, the cake rolls, or swiss cakes sometimes get ignored. So here we are with some of the best Swiss rolls recipes, especially for these sweet delicacies so that you can indulge yourself in a variety of flavors. They are also called swiss rolls, jelly rolls, and spiral cakes.
Whether you have a stock of nuts or produce fresh fruits, you can use either of them to create a cake-like dessert. Just a little creativity and a few baking skills, and your beautiful desserts will impress your guests to the best.
Berry Roll Cake
Berries and cream make a perfect combination in any dessert, but this cake roll gets a completely different touch in this flavor.
Just the basic sponge baked for any cake roll can get this exciting twist of cream, lemon curd, and berries filling.
Lemon curd is what introduces a zesty twist to the otherwise sweet taste.
This cake roll looks so delicate, it is best to serve at a special celebration or an elegant tea party. Be creative and use blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, or a blend of all these beauties.
Walnut Pumpkin Swiss Rolls
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Here we’re with Walnuts, Pumpkins, Cinnamon, and Nutmeg. The warmth of these 4 elements creates a nutty, bit of spicy, sweet, and sultry flavor in a swiss roll.
So when the evenings get chilly and nights get colder, warm things up with this Coffee, Walnut Pumpkin Swiss Roll, and loads of love.
If you can’t get a fresh one, use canned pumpkin and a handful of chopped walnuts to make the sponge.
Fill with cream cheese filling and dust with powdered sugar. Serve at your tea or coffee times to make them more fulfilling.
Apple Pie Cake Roll
If you are a fan of Apple pie or any other apple dessert, I bet you will fall in love with this luscious Apple flavored Cake roll.
It tantalizes your taste buds With an apple pie-style Filling and a spiced flavor and also makes your tea time more fun.
Use the aromatic cinnamon in a very small amount to introduce the spiciness.
The recipe uses commercially prepared Apple butter, but you can prepare it at home as well. If you can’t find apple butter, replace it with homemade applesauce.
Praline Filled Chocolate Cake Roll
Although praline is thought to be a difficult flavor to achieve, making a praline-flavored cake roll is much easier.
The trick is to crush the almonds finely for praline and fold it well in the cream. Prepare a smooth chocolate mixture for Frosting and decorate with chocolate chips.
The kids in your family are going to drool over this flavor. Almonds can also be replaced with walnuts or pecans, as per personal preferences.
Cinnamon Twirl Swiss Roll
Cinnamons are not only meant to sit well with apples are can be customized to every style.
This spice lends its flavor to a lot of desserts, in a combination with brown sugar, vanilla, and cream cheese.
Use original vanilla bean instead of extract to create the best flavor blend. This Cinnamon Swirl cake is sure to win the hearts of your family members on a cool autumn evening.
Decorate with crushed walnuts over a spread of vanilla-flavored glaze. or you can try these Pie Crust Cinnamon Rolls.
Oreo Flavored Keto Roll Cakes
Who does not love oreo flavored desserts? These yummy cookies have made the base of some delicious cheesecakes, cold cakes, and cookies. So take out your supplies and bake this amazing Oreo-flavored cake roll.
And don’t worry, it is one of the best flourless cakes, and has xanthan as a sweetener, so you can devour it even on a low-calorie diet!
Oh and these can freeze well, so you can make them in advance. Don’t forget to include this on a dinner menu for special celebrations.
Vegan Black Forest Swiss Rolls
It might look like a difficult task to bake a soft, fluffy sponge that can be rolled up along with filling, and that too without eggs, but trust me, it’s not.
Xanthan gum and non-dairy milk, such as almond milk make the best alternative to the traditional ingredients and make the sponge irresistible and a great alternative to the wedding cakes.
Fill it up using non-dairy whipping cream mixed with cherries. Use only fresh cherries and crushed dark chocolate for decoration, atop the frosting. You can also use mixed berries to create a more diverse flavor.
Minimalist Japanese Cake Roll
If you remember the Japanese Jiggly cakes which popped up on tik tok feeds a while back, you will immediately get the idea of what this cake will look like.
With a light, airy and soft texture, filled with basic cream filling, this cake roll recipe is for beginners to try.
Serve it at any casual family gathering or your everyday evening tea. Make sure that all the ingredients are at room temperature before you start baking.
Red Velvet Swiss Roll
Being a fan of the color, the silkiness, and the aroma of the red Velvet cake, I always try to include a similar recipe in my blogs.
So yes you have guessed it right, this cake roll recipe is my adaptation to the classic red velvet. It’s simple to make a homemade classic dessert to go for any celebration.
The best thing is that it does not require any buttermilk. The cream cheese filling deliciously fills it up. Use a good quality red food color to give the nicest, brightest red hue to this delicacy.
Raspberry Cake Roll
When it’s summer season and the markets are full of fresh raspberries, grab some to make this light and airy, fluffy cake roll.
Just bake the basic vanilla sponge, because the magic lies in the filling cream. Blend the heavy whip cream with the raspberry preserve and vanilla extract.
Also, use the fresh raspberry puree for a rich flavor. Chill the cream for the best results. Top up with cream and fresh berries. The cake goes best with mango sorbet for a cool summer party.
Colored Confetti Cake Roll
Birthdays are all about colorful surprises, gifts, decorations, and celebrations.
So if you love the color and rainbow, bake this beautiful funfetti cake roll for the next birthday party.
This can serve as the best birthday cake alternative and is loved by children and adults of all ages.
Use the original french vanilla creamer and white chocolate chips to yield the best taste. You can always change the basic flavor of cake to chocolate or mocha with nuts, as per your liking.
Pumpkin Cake Roll
When the air gets colder and you can hear the dry leaves chirping, it’s time to bake this cozy pumpkin-flavored cake roll.
Its creamy and nutty texture makes it an irresistible treat. Although you can always use canned pumpkin puree, it contains lots of artificial sweeteners and preservatives.
I recommend getting a fresh pumpkin and making its puree at home for this cake roll. The rest is easy, simple cream cheese filling with chopped walnuts and Voilà! The pumpkin Cake roll is ready.
Carrot Cake Roll
You do not need to be a bugs bunny fan to devour this yummy carrot cake. Because this flavor makes its place in everyone’s heart.
Freshly grated carrots along with avocado oil, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ground ginger make a true winter flavor blend for a delicious cake roll.
The spiciness gets its balance with the cream cheese filling with original vanilla bean. Dust the prepared cake roll with powdered sugar or carrot glaze. Use chopped walnuts and pistachio for the final decoration.
Gingerbread Roll Cake
If you are short of time and tight on budget but want to prepare something traditional for this Christmas, opt for the gingerbread roll cake. Same great flavor but a little less hassle and too much warmth plus satisfaction.
It is rich and moist and requires molasses, ginger, and all the baking spices.
The filling also has the same great ginger flavor, so every bite can indulge you in the creamy goodness of this warm dessert. Serve with cardamom-flavored green tea.
Gluten and Sugar-free Mocha Cake roll
Can’t use sugar in desserts? No problem! Xylitol is here to the rescue.
And when it is sugar-free, I decided to keep it flour-free as well to make it one of the the best gluten-free desserts suitable for gluten-intolerant people. But trust me, the flavor is amazing especially when it is made with cold coffee.
Use dark chocolate and cocoa powder for the sponge and the same in the Whipped cream for the filling. If you like, pour a thick chocolate ganache over the roll cake and refrigerate before serving.
Italian Tiramisu Cake Roll
Tiramisu has a blend of three flavors; chocolate, coffee, and mascarpone.
But sometimes, mascarpone isn’t always available so I replace it with regular cream cheese. It gives the same great taste as the traditional Italian desserts.
Tiramisu cake roll tastes best when chilled for 30 minutes before serving, and of course, the sponge should be fluffy and moist. Use dark chocolate and brewed coffee to get the best flavor.
Peach and Cream Swiss Roll
Summers are all about the refreshing tangy fruits and the desserts you can create with them.
So if you have a lot of peaches waiting in the refrigerator, take them out, make a smooth puree, chop some of them and make this delicious peach and cream swiss roll.
They are so lovely to present at a party, a family get-together, or just a casual friend’s hangout.
Budapest Hazelnut Cake Rolls
Budapest rolls have a unique flavor blend comprising hazelnuts, pudding mix, and mandarin oranges.
The name might imply something complicated, but the actual baking is so simple.
A little bit of effort with the decoration will get you a nice roll cake to serve at any party, as a showstopper dessert, or as something sweet to go with your Americano.
Orange Ricotta Cake Rolls
For a big Christmas dinner when you are already exhausted from the main course, try this light and simple Italian dessert.
The sponge has an airy and smooth texture, and the filling is soo zesty considering it has orange zest.
The filling is best when you use a blend of both ricotta and mascarpone cheeses.
This cheese combination gives the real Italian flavor you desire. Dust with powdered sugar for the best appearance.
Ice cream Cake Rolls
If you have some Pumpkins spared after decorating the house for Halloween, use a bit of them to make a delicious and airy cake roll sponge.
Use any soft serve ice cream, pecan ice cream for example, and spread it on the sponge.
There goes your best ice cream cake roll for any summer festivity.
Decorate with some Whipped cream and chopped walnuts or pecans. Delicious, flavorful, and nutty.
Buche de Noel
Buche de Noel is a classic French recipe, and when it originated, it was a tradition to bake and serve it as dessert at Christmas dinners.
It is a flourless cake, so anyone allergic to gluten can enjoy it too.
Fill the basic chocolate sponge with whipped chocolate cream. The real specialty lies in the decoration.
Make a more log-like appearance by decorating it with mint chocolate in bark shaped appearance. Use fondant to make mushrooms and decorate.
Lemon Blueberry Cake Roll
The Lemon Blueberry Cake Roll is an exquisite blend of tangy lemon and sweet blueberry flavors, wrapped in a light, airy sponge cake.
This roll is not only a feast for the eyes but also a party for the palate.
It’s ideal for those who prefer a refreshing, fruit-based dessert with a balance of tart and sweet notes.
The lemon in the cake helps cut through the sweetness, while the blueberries add a delightful burst of flavor.
A dash of lemon zest can enhance the tanginess even more, making this cake roll even more appealing to the citrus lovers out there.
Matcha Green Tea Swiss Roll
The Matcha Green Tea Swiss Roll is a unique, decadent dessert that brilliantly infuses the classic Swiss roll with an Eastern twist.
This cake roll is a real treat for green tea enthusiasts, its rich matcha flavor imparting a pleasantly earthy, slightly bitter taste that counteracts the sweetness of the sponge and cream.
Adding a dusting of powdered matcha on top gives it a beautiful green hue and heightens its green tea essence.
This Swiss roll is particularly appealing for those in search of a less-sweet dessert option with a distinct, sophisticated flavor profile.
Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake Roll
Decadent and indulgent, the Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake Roll is an irresistible treat for the chocolate lover.
This cake roll is a delightful medley of deep, rich chocolate flavors and sweet-salty caramel, providing a satisfying counterbalance that makes each bite a gourmet experience.
The addition of a sprinkle of sea salt on top not only enhances the caramel taste but also elevates the overall flavor, making this cake roll a standout for those who appreciate the magical combination of sweet and savory in their dessert.
Coconut Mango Roll Cake
Transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise with the Coconut Mango Roll Cake.
This cake roll is characterized by the exotic, sweet flavor of ripe mangoes coupled with the slightly nutty, creamy texture of coconut.
The coconut-infused sponge pairs perfectly with the vibrant, juicy mango filling, providing a refreshing, fruity flavor profile that’s ideal for a summer dessert.
A sprinkle of toasted coconut flakes on top can add an appealing crunch, making this cake roll even more irresistible to those craving a taste of the tropics.
Peanut Butter Banana Roll Cake
The Peanut Butter Banana Roll Cake is an indulgent delight that wonderfully combines the comforting flavors of peanut butter and banana.
It’s perfect for peanut butter lovers and those who enjoy a dessert with a creamy, rich texture.
The banana adds a natural sweetness to the roll, complementing the nutty, slightly salty taste of the peanut butter.
An optional drizzle of melted dark chocolate can enhance the flavors and give this dessert an extra layer of decadence that’s sure to please any sweet tooth.
Almond Raspberry Cake Roll
The Almond Raspberry Cake Roll is a delightful dessert that combines the nutty taste of almond with the sweet-tart flavor of raspberry.
This cake roll is a hit among those who love a balance of sweet and tart in their dessert.
The almond-infused sponge offers a subtly nutty flavor and complements the bright, juicy raspberry filling.
A dusting of powdered sugar on top can highlight the raspberry’s sweetness and bring out the best of this roll cake, making it a lovely choice for a refreshing, fruity dessert.
Mocha Hazelnut Crunch Swiss Roll
Experience the heavenly combination of coffee and chocolate with the Mocha Hazelnut Crunch Swiss Roll.
This dessert is a dream come true for coffee lovers, its mocha-infused sponge providing a rich, robust flavor that pairs perfectly with the smooth hazelnut cream filling.
The real charm of this roll cake, though, is the addition of crunchy hazelnut pieces that offer an exciting contrast in texture.
This Swiss roll is a superb choice for those seeking a luxurious dessert that combines a strong, aromatic flavor with a pleasing crunch.
Pistachio Rosewater Swiss Roll
Want something super creamy? Pistachio rosewater Swiss roll recipe is here for you.
This delicious scrummy cake is soaked in rosewater syrup.
A healthy recipe with ingredients like gelatin powder, raspberries, sugar, self-rising flour, ground pistachios, and cardamon.
A perfect combination of cream with nutty and fresh pistachios. It brings back the memories of your childhood.
Super adorable and impressive pistachio recipe with a creamy texture. Adding the rosewater complements the freshness of the mousse.
Mint Chocolate Chip Cake Roll
If you are a chocolate cake lover, you will love this piquant mint chocolate chip cake roll.
This easy and simple chocolate cake roll is filled with mint whipped cream, chocolate chips, and plenty of ganache.
Super delicious and creamy with every bite.
Refreshing peppermint, fluffy cream, and decadent ganache are the perfect combination that no one can decline. A cake with a rich chocolate glaze will make every person in your family fall in love with it.
Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Roll
An irresistible and tasty blueberry lemon cheesecake roll can make you love it.
A perfect breakfast recipe that only requires dry yeast, warm milk, butter, sugar, salt, lemon zest, berries, cream, cheese, and flour.
Celebrate your favorite occasion with your favorite cinnamon rolls, which can make your event stand out with its plenty of flavors.
Made with crescent dough, lemony cheesecake filling, and fresh berries.
Serve it with your favorite breakfast dishes and make the table stand out. They look fancy and tricky but easy and quick to make.
Espresso Toffee Crunch Swiss Roll
This recipe is an indulgent and rich toffee crunch Swiss roll with buttery soft homemade dough and a filling of sugar chocolate.
Shaped like cinnamon rolls and taste like chocolate babka.
Sprinkle the espresso glaze for garnishing, or top with your favorite sprinkles.
Crunchy and creamy bites, which can make anyone fall for them. Soft, rich, and flaky texture with buttery and eggy flavors. A perfect lunch recipe to serve with coffee or afternoon tea.
Nutella Strawberry Delight Cake Roll
Strawberry cake rolls are decadent rolls that are refreshing and super creamy.
Made with light cream or chocolate layer with fresh strawberries and cheese filling.
So addicting, right?
The combination of strawberries and chocolate is irresistible.
The spongy texture is light, and cream with fresh strawberries is worth trying.
The best part is that it looks so pretty and delightful.
Refreshing and cheesy bites in the breakfast can make anyone’s morning bright.
When you are short of time, or the guests are likely to take a small portion of dessert, skip baking a massive cake and switch to the cake rolls. Our blog has a complete collection of all types of recipes. You can find keto, vegan, flourless, dairy-free, and sugar-free desserts to cater to everyone’s choices. Just make sure to have the ingredients at room temperature before you start baking. Let us see what delicious desserts you all come up with.
33 Best Swiss Cake Rolls You Can’t Resist
- Berry Roll Cake
- Walnut Pumpkin Swiss Rolls
- Apple Pie Cake Roll
- Praline Filled Chocolate Cake Roll
- Cinnamon Twirl Swiss Roll
- Oreo Flavored Keto Roll Cakes
- Vegan Black Forest Swiss Rolls
- Minimalist Japanese Cake Roll
- Red Velvet Swiss Roll
- Raspberry Cake Roll
- Colored Confetti Cake Roll
- Pumpkin Cake Roll
- Carrot Cake Roll
- Gingerbread Roll Cake
- Gluten and Sugar-free Mocha Cake roll
- Italian Tiramisu Cake Roll
- Peach and Cream Swiss Roll
- Budapest Hazelnut Cake Rolls
- Orange Ricotta Cake Rolls
- Ice cream Cake Rolls
- Buche de Noel
- Lemon Blueberry Cake Roll
- Matcha Green Tea Swiss Roll
- Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake Roll
- Coconut Mango Roll Cake
- Peanut Butter Banana Roll Cake
- Almond Raspberry Cake Roll
- Mocha Hazelnut Crunch Swiss Roll
- Pistachio Rosewater Swiss Roll
- Mint Chocolate Chip Cake Roll
- Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Roll
- Espresso Toffee Crunch Swiss Roll
- Nutella Strawberry Delight Cake Roll
How to Make?
- Bake the sponge swiss cake rolls as instructed
- Prepare the filling with whipped cream, cheese, or nuts.
- Spread on the sponge, roll, and refrigerate
- Shower with blessings before serving
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