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Biscoff Swiss Roll


This Biscoff Swiss roll is a gorgeously easy, but stunningly engaging cake that tastes unimaginable, with a chocolate sponge and Biscoff buttercream.

It is generously embellished with Biscoff unfold, rosettes of Biscoff buttercream and entire Biscoff cookies, making it actually additional particular in look, style and texture.

You could possibly make this Biscoff Swiss roll for all kinds of events: pot lucks, bake offs, college bake gross sales, picnics, espresso mornings, and all method of events and gatherings.

If in case you have a fan of Biscoff within the household (after all you do!) then this scrumptious Biscoff cake may even be made for a birthday.

To make this Biscoff Swiss roll, you will with the tender, wealthy chocolate sponge, whisking eggs and sugar collectively till pale and creamy, then folding in cocoa and flour.

You may then pour your chocolate sponge batter right into a lined Swiss roll tin and bake for 8 minutes till agency, gentle and ethereal.

The trick to making a Swiss roll that truly rolls with out cracking is to roll it up (with out the filling!) whereas it is nonetheless heat, so I’ve included directions and pictures beneath that will help you just do that.

You then make a extremely easy Biscoff buttercream however whisking butter, icing sugar, Biscoff easy unfold and a splash of milk collectively till fantastically easy and creamy.

With the sponge cooled, you will gently unroll it and unfold it with the Biscoff buttercream earlier than rolling again up.

To complete, you will drizzle with Biscoff unfold, beautify with the remaining buttercream and high with Biscoff cookies.

The result’s actually fairly present stopping and it assured to make for an attention-grabbing centrepiece.

Click on to leap to a piece!

Is Biscoff Swiss roll straightforward to make?

There are a number of parts to this cake however they’re all very simple with easy components, and placing all of it collectively is nice enjoyable.

I like to recommend studying the complete recipe earlier than you begin in order that you understand precisely what’s required, after which getting out all of the components so that you’ve them readily available. You’ll be able to even measure all of them out, should you like, to let you give attention to the method.

Regardless of being a bit completely different to a typical sponge, Swiss roll sponge is definitely very easy to make – and cooks tremendous quick, so you can also make your Swiss roll very quickly.

Learn on for the complete recipe with detailed directions and a useful {photograph} for each step. And if in case you have any questions, simply depart me a remark. Take pleasure in!

What goes effectively with Biscoff Swiss roll?

This recipe is a decadent deal with all by itself, however you may serve with a dollop of vanilla ice cream, if you wish to make the celebrations additional particular.

Elements

For the sponge

  • 3 medium free vary eggs
  • 100 g (½ cup + 1tbsp) white caster sugar (superfine sugar)
  • 100 g ( cup) self-raising white flour (self rising flour)
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar (powdered sugar)

To mud

  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder (dutch processed)
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar (powdered sugar)

For the Biscoff frosting filling

  • 100 g (7 tbsp) butter
  • 100 g (¾ cup) icing sugar (powdered sugar)
  • 100 g ( cup) Lotus biscoff unfold easy
  • 1 tbsp milk

To embellish

  • 150 g (½ cup) Lotus biscoff unfold easy
  • 7 Lotus Biscoff caramelised biscuits

Can I make this Biscoff Swiss roll recipe with out buttercream?

You could possibly fill the within of your Swiss cream with whipped cream as an alternative of buttercream should you like. Try Mary Berry’s chocolate roulade for the filling recipe.

Keep in mind, although, that if the Biscoff Swiss roll is stuffed contemporary cream, it can must be stored within the fridge, the place it can preserve for as much as 2 days, fairly than the 5 days it can preserve with a buttercream filling.

Will I want any particular tools for to make this Biscoff Swiss roll recipe?

You may in all probability have every thing you want for this cake in your kitchen already, equivalent to weighing scales and measuring spoons, a mixing bowl and a silicon spatula.

You may want a tin to bake your sponge in. I like to recommend a nonstick Swiss roll tin, measuring 23cm x 33cm (9 inch x 13 inch). Swiss roll tins have shallow, straight sides, which makes them good for the job, however any comparable dimension tray will do so long as it roughly matches that description.

Lastly, you will a piping bag and open star piping tip if you wish to add the little buttercream rosettes on high.

There’s a full listing of recommended tools on the recipe card beneath.

The place can I purchase piping luggage and nozzles?

You’ll be able to normally discover piping luggage in your native grocery store. They’re typically hanging between cabinets or on the finish of the baking aisle.

You’ll be able to normally purchase reusable piping bag and nozzle units, that are normally less expensive and eco pleasant. Or you should purchase disposable piping luggage, which may nonetheless be washed and reused a number of occasions over.

When you simply wish to purchase the piping tip, you will want an open star piping tip like this, which it’s best to be capable to discover in any baking retailer.

And as soon as you have given the recipe a go, I might love you to come back again and depart a remark letting me understand how yours turned out.

I might like to see your movies and pics, too! Simply tag me on social media. I am @emilylearycooks on Twitter and TikTok or @amummytoo on Instagram.

Can I make this Biscoff Swiss roll in a stand mixer equivalent to a KitchenAid or Kenwood Mixer?

It takes a few minutes with an electrical whisk to get the eggs and sugar effectively whipped, pale and fluffy, so you may definitely use a stand mixer with balloon whisk attachment for this stage, should you like. With regards to folding the flour and cocoa into the sponge, it is actually vital to do that gently by hand of you will knock all of the air again out of the combination.

You may make the entire buttercream recipe in a stand mixer with balloon whisk attachment. Remember to begin sluggish in order that you do not find yourself in a cloud of icing sugar!

Can I make this Biscoff Swiss roll with a meals processor?

No, the blades of a meals processor is not going to whip the required air into the sponge or buttercream, so it isn’t an appropriate piece of kit for this recipe.

Can I make this recipe in a traditional cake tin?

This sponge recipe is not actually designed to be cooked in a traditional cake tin. When you’d choose to make a spherical cake, I might suggest swapping to one thing like this chocolate sponge.

It makes use of the identical buttercream as this Swiss roll recipe!

Full Step-By-Step Directions

Make the Swiss roll sponge

Line the Swiss roll tray with baking paper and preheat the oven to 200C (180C fan).

Put the eggs and caster sugar in a big mixing bowl.

Whisk till thick, pale and significantly elevated in quantity.

Sift within the flour and cocoa.

Fold by gently with a silicon spatula.

Tip the combination into the lined tin and gently stage off.

Bake for 8 minutes till simply agency.

Pre-shape the Swiss roll sponge

Lay a rectangle of baking paper out in your counter. Sift the cocoa and icing sugar everywhere in the paper.

Flip the recent Swiss roll sponge out onto the baking paper.

Fastidiously peel off the paper backing.

Lay a clear tea towel on high of the Swiss roll sponge.

Fastidiously roll the sponge up with the tea towel and baking paper. Depart rolled as much as cool utterly.

Make the Biscoff frosting

Put the butter, Biscoff, butter and milk in a big bowl.

Whisk till pale and creamy.

Fill the Biscoff Swiss roll

Fastidiously unroll the completely cooled sponge.

Spoon roughly 2/3 of the frosting on high, spreading to the sides.

Roll again up, this time with out taking the baking paper with it.

Beautify the Biscoff Swiss roll

Switch to a serving board or plate.

Frivolously soften the Biscoff unfold with a burst of about 15 second within the microwave. Drizzle the everywhere in the cake. Enable it to set.

Switch the remaining frosting to a piping bag fitted with an open star tip and pipe 6-8 rosettes alongside the highest of the roll. 

Crush a Biscoff biscuit and sprinkle excessive of the roll. 

Push a complete Biscoff biscuit into every rosette.

To serve, slice with a pointy, serrated knife to serve.

It is fairly a showstopper!

Troubleshooting Biscoff swiss roll points

How can I ensure the Biscoff Swiss roll is completely cooked?

Your chocolate sponge needs to be completely executed should you cook dinner it for 8 minutes in a preheated oven 200C (180C fan). Nevertheless, some ovens are a bit temperamental and may run a bit of sizzling or chilly, so keep watch over your sponge from about 5 minutes till it appears set all the best way throughout. When touched together with your finger, it ought to really feel simply agency. If it nonetheless feels moist within the center, it wants longer.

Why did my sponge come out actually skinny and dense?

A flat sponge is normally right down to a lack of air, which may occur throughout prep or by leaving the combination sitting for too lengthy.

Whenever you begin to make your sponge, ensure to whip the eggs and sugar till they’re actually pale, thick and noticeably elevated in quantity. This takes about 2 minutes with an electrical whisk on full pace.

Do not skip sifting the flour and cocoa. Cocoa tends to clump and since you will have to fold them in very gently with a silicon spatula, it is going to be very tough to do away with dense lumps as soon as they’re added to the batter.

Do not over combine the batter as soon as the flour and cocoa are added. Simply slide your silicone spatula down the facet of the bowl to the underside, raise and switch over. This may gently convey your combination collectively in a number of turns. As quickly as you’ve got a good chocolate shade, cease mixing.

Do not depart your batter sitting out as it can lose extra air over time. Pour it gently into the lined tin, unfold rigorously, simply sufficient to ease to the sides and stage off after which get it straight right into a preheated oven.

Why cannot I roll my sponge? Why did my sponge crack when rolled?

The excessive egg content material within the sponge provides it a stunning versatile texture that is good for rolling. Be sure to bought all of the portions proper and browse the reply above concerning correctly dealing with your batter.

Assuming portions and strategies have been appropriate, it might be that you just baked your sponge for too lengthy. Keep in mind, the recipe requires simply 8 minutes of baking to convey the sponge to a set state. It does not must be as agency as, say, a cooked Victoria sponge.

Some ovens run too sizzling, so if that is the case with yours, 8 minutes might need proved too lengthy. Get an oven thermometer to be able to see what your oven is doing throughout cooking.

The opposite important a part of the strategy to make sure you can roll your sponge is to do it first when the sponge it sizzling. It may appear bizarre to deal with a sizzling cake as with normal sponge, it is actually vital to let it cool utterly earlier than disturbing, however not so with Swiss roll.

You wish to prepare the sponge to carry a rolled up form earlier than it cools, so that when you unroll the cooled sponge and fill with buttercream, it rolls again up completely. Remember to sit the sponge on baking paper dusted with cocoa and icing sugar and place a tea towel on high earlier than rolling the paper, sizzling sponge and tea towel up collectively. You’ll be able to prop a weight equivalent to a mug behind the roll, should you want to cease it unrolling throughout cooling.

Allergen & dietary data

Is that this recipe appropriate for vegetarians?

This recipe is completely appropriate for vegetarians because it incorporates no meat, fish or poultry.

Double test all your components labels to ensure to test that they’re appropriate for vegetarians. Remember to additionally test something additional you plan to serve the recipe with.

Is that this recipe appropriate for vegans?

This recipe is not appropriate for vegans because it incorporates eggs as a key ingredient within the sponge, plus there’s butter and milk within the buttercream filling.

When you needed to have a go at making a vegan Biscoff cake, the excellent news is that Biscoff unfold and biscuits are vegan! (This data is appropriate on the time of writing within the UK, November 2023 – at all times test the label).

Nevertheless, the eggs would tough to exchange as they do lots of work within the recipe. Whipping them with the sugar is what provides the sponge construction and so they’re additionally the primary supply of fats. You could possibly attempt utilizing 3 tablespoons of aquafaba (the liquid that is available in cans of chickpeas) per egg, however I am undecided how effectively that might work.

Personally, I’d go and discover a vegan chocolate Swiss roll recipe and use that for the sponge, then come again to this recipe for the right way to put all of it collectively. Be happy to experiment and I am going to come again and replace as quickly as I’ve had an opportunity to check a vegan model.

For the butter, you may change to a vegan butter or baking block. Purpose to make use of one with a fats content material of round 80% as that is much like butter and so you will get comparable outcomes. I like Flora Plant Butter for this however any model will do so long as the fats content material is the place it needs to be. Keep away from decrease fats spreads at they have a tendency to have lots of water in them, which is able to spoil your buttercream.

And plant milk can substitute the small amount of dairy milk within the buttercream.

Remember to double test all your components labels to ensure to test that they’re appropriate for vegans. You also needs to test something additional you plan to serve the recipe with.

Is that this Biscoff Swiss roll gluten-free?

This Biscoff Swiss roll just isn’t gluten-free because it incorporates wheat-based self-raising flour within the sponge and within the Biscoff biscuits and unfold.

I have not tried swapping the flour for a gluten free model, however I at all times suggest utilizing high quality model that may possible be a mix of various flours like rice or oat combined with a binding agent like xanthan gum which actually helps with the feel and, after all, a elevating agent if its self-raising flour.

The trickiest ingredient to make gluten free will, after all, be the Biscoff cookies and unfold themselves, as they’re made with wheat flour. Nevertheless, there are manufacturers that make copycat gluten-free variations of Biscoff cookies.

One such manufacturers is Schar, which makes gluten-free speculoos cookies which are very like Biscoff cookies.

For the gluten-free Biscoff unfold, you may attempt making your individual. I have not tried this myself, however this recipe by Glutarama appears good.

Though chocolate, cocoa and many others should not naturally include gluten, some manufacturers could include traces, so it is actually vital to double test all your components labels to ensure to test that they’re gluten-free.

Remember to additionally test something additional you plan to serve the recipe with.

Is that this Biscoff Swiss roll keto-friendly?

This recipe is excessive in sugar and so not appropriate for a keto weight loss program.

Is that this Biscoff Swiss roll recipe wholesome?

That is very a lot a celebration recipe, excessive in sugar and fats. It may be loved from time to time as a part of a nutritious diet, wealthy in quite a lot of fruit and veggies.

Is Biscoff Swiss roll fit for human consumption whereas pregnant?

There may be nothing that ought to current a threat to pregnant folks, offered the components are contemporary, have been saved accurately, and the recipe is ready safely, hygienically and cooked correctly.

Most dairy butter and milk buy within the UK is pasteurised, but it surely’s a good suggestion to test should you’re uncertain as pregnant folks shouldn’t eat unpasteurised dairy. The NHS explains why right here.

Recommendation concerning eggs can differ relying on the place you reside as manufacturing strategies are completely different in numerous nations, so please test data native to you. Within the UK on the time of writing (Nov 2023), The Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Security of Meals’s recommendation is that eggs bearing the Pink Lion mark of high quality are thought of secure for pregnant folks to eat runny and even uncooked.

A Mummy Too doesn’t supply medical recommendation. Please search assist from a medical skilled should you want additional data or have any issues.

The best way to retailer, preserve & freeze Biscoff swiss roll?

How lengthy will my Biscoff Swiss roll preserve?

If correctly saved in a sealed container in a cool, shaded place or within the fridge, your cake ought to preserve for 3-5 days.

Within the freezer, leftover slices will preserve for as much as 3 months.

How ought to I retailer my Biscoff Swiss roll?

Hold any leftover caterpillar cake lined in a cool, shaded place or within the fridge. If storing within the fridge, I like to recommend getting out half an hour earlier than you function it tastes higher at room temperature.

Can I depart this Biscoff Swiss roll out on the counter?

It is high quality to have your Biscoff Swiss roll out on the counter to serve, however leftovers needs to be positioned in a sealed container or in a cool, shaded place equivalent to a cabinet or pantry.

Can I make a Biscoff Swiss roll forward?

This recipe retains effectively for a number of days, so you may definitely make the entire thing forward, able to current as a part of a celebration the following day.

When you needed to separate the work over two days, you may make the Swiss roll, fill with buttercream after which put the undecorated cake right into a container to remain contemporary till you are prepared to embellish it with the toppings the following day.

You could possibly additionally cease on the stage after you have lined with Biscoff unfold and chill in a single day earlier than including the options within the morning, should you choose.

Can I preserve Biscoff Swiss roll within the fridge?

Sure, you’ll be able to preserve this cake within the fridge should you like. Be certain that it is in a sealed container, and I like to recommend getting it out half an hour earlier than you function it tastes higher at room temperature.

Can I freeze Biscoff Swiss roll?

A embellished cake like that is at all times going to look greatest freshly made, so I would not suggest freezing entire with the intention of thawing and presenting later. Nevertheless, if in case you have leftovers, they freeze rather well.

When you intend to freeze a few of your Biscoff Swiss roll, ensure to get them right into a sealed container and into the freezer on the day of constructing so they’re stored at their greatest.

You’ll be able to freeze your leftover Biscoff Swiss roll in a single piece should you’ve bought the area in your freezer or slice it up.

You would possibly wish to take away the Biscoff cookies for the sake of area – they might additionally lose their crunch within the freezer, however you may put contemporary ones on after defrosting.

It is a good suggestion to layer a bit of parchment paper between the slices in case you are stacking them in order that they do not stick collectively. This additionally makes it simpler to only get slices out as you want them. They’ll preserve within the freezer for as much as 3 months.

What’s one of the best ways to defrost Biscoff Swiss roll?

It’s greatest to defrost any frozen leftovers out of your Biscoff Swiss roll of their sealed container within the fridge in a single day to allow them to thaw out slowly. When you’re solely defrosting among the leftovers, switch them to a contemporary container within the fridge to thaw.

Don’t refreeze any defrosted leftovers and eat with out 24 hours.

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Biscoff Swiss Roll Recipe

This Biscoff Swiss roll is a gorgeously easy, but stunningly engaging cake that tastes unimaginable, with a chocolate sponge and Biscoff buttercream.

Servings: 6 slices

Creator: Emily Leary

Elements

For the sponge

  • 3 medium free vary eggs
  • 100 g (½ cup + 1tbsp) white caster sugar (superfine sugar)
  • 100 g ( cup) self-raising white flour (self rising flour)
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar (powdered sugar)

To mud

  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder (dutch processed)
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar (powdered sugar)

For the Biscoff frosting filling

  • 100 g (7 tbsp) butter
  • 100 g (¾ cup) icing sugar (powdered sugar)
  • 100 g ( cup) Lotus biscoff unfold easy
  • 1 tbsp milk

To embellish

  • 150 g (½ cup) Lotus biscoff unfold easy
  • 7 Lotus Biscoff caramelised biscuits

Directions

Make the Swiss roll sponge

  • Line the Swiss roll tray with baking paper and preheat the oven to 200C (180C fan).

  • Put the eggs and caster sugar in a big mixing bowl. Whisk till thick, pale and significantly elevated in quantity.

  • Sift within the flour and cocoa. Fold by gently with a silicone spatula.

  • Tip the combination into the lined tin and gently stage off.

  • Bake for 8 minutes till simply agency.

Pre-shape the Swiss roll sponge

  • Lay a rectangle of baking paper out in your counter. Sift the cocoa and icing sugar everywhere in the paper.

  • Flip the recent Swiss roll sponge out onto the baking paper, then rigorously peel off the paper backing.

  • Lay a clear tea towel on high of the Swiss roll sponge, then rigorously roll the sponge up with the tea towel and baking paper. Depart rolled as much as cool utterly.

Make the Biscoff frosting

  • Put the butter, Biscoff, butter and milk in a big bowl.

  • Whisk till pale and creamy.

Fill the Biscoff Swiss roll

  • Fastidiously unroll the completely cooled sponge.

  • Spoon roughly 2/3 of the frosting on high, spreading to the sides.

  • Roll again up, this time with out taking the baking paper with it.

Beautify the Biscoff Swiss roll

  • Switch to a serving board or plate.

  • Frivolously soften the Biscoff unfold with a burst of about 15 second within the microwave. Drizzle the everywhere in the cake. Enable it to set.

  • Switch the remaining frosting to a piping bag fitted with an open star tip and pipe 6-8 rosettes alongside the highest of the roll.

  • Crush a Biscoff biscuit and sprinkle excessive of the roll.

  • Push a complete Biscoff biscuit into every rosette.

  • To serve, slice with a pointy, serrated knife to serve.

Diet

Energy: 647kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 7g | Fats: 34g | Saturated Fats: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 1g | Monounsaturated Fats: 4g | Trans Fats: 1g | Ldl cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 263mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 540IU | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg

* Observe: dietary data is estimated, primarily based on publicly accessible information. Nutrient values could differ from these revealed. Info on this web site shouldn’t be taken as medical recommendation. Cuisines establish the first area of inspiration for a dish.

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