Spiced Apple Roll Recipe

Spiced Apple Roll Recipe

Ingredients : Makes one Swiss roll

3/4 cup

1 teaspoon


1/2 cup


Apple Filling

2 large

1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

2/3 cup

Self-raising flour

Five spice powder

Eggs, lightly beaten

Caster sugar

Icing sugar, for decoration


Green apples, peeled and cored

Caster sugar

Lemon juice


Method :
  • Preheat oven to moderately 210oC. Brush a shallow, 30 x 25 x 2 cm Swill roll tin with melted butter or oil. Line base and two sides with paper, grease the paper.
  • Sift flour and spice three times onto greaseproof paper.
  • Using electric beaters, beat eggs in a small mixing bowl for 5 minutes or until thick and pale.
  • Add sugar gradually, beating constantly until dissolved and mixture is pale yellow and glossy.
  • Transfer mixture to large mixing bowl.
  • Using a metal spoon, fold in dry ingredients quickly and lightly.
  • Spread the mixture evenly into prepared tins, smooth the surface. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly golden and springy to the touch.
  • Turn cake out onto a clean, dry tea towel covered with greaseproof paper, leave for 1 minute.
  • Using tea towel as a guide, carefully roll up the cake with the paper, leave for 5 minutes or until cool. Unroll and discard the paper.
  • To make Apple Filling - Place apples in small pan, add 1/4 cup water and cook on low heat until fruit is tender. Discard any remaining liquid. Use a fork to break up apples, stir in sugar and lemon juice to taste. Cool.
  • Beat cream in small bowl until stiff peaks form.
  • Refrigerate until required. Spread roll with cooled apples and whipped cream. Re-roll.
  • Trim ends of roll with serrated knife. Dust with icing sugar just before serving.

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