Soft cake roll Recipe

With a nod to those classic desserts and treats, a soft cake roll come to mind, a light as a feather sponge cake with an irresistible cream filling.

Recipe by: Monicia Horne


  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 50g granualted sugar
  • 50g plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 50ml Clover Classic spread, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • Pinch of salt
  • Filling
  • 100g cream cheese
  • 100ml double cream
  • ¼ cup icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • Icing sugar for dusting
  • Berries for garnish

How To Make Soft cake roll

  1. Preheat the oven to 170C.
  2. Separate the egg yolks from the egg white.
  3. Add the egg yolks to a mixing bowl along with the sugar and whip until pale and thick.
  4. Fold in the melted Classic spread and vanilla essence.
  5. Sift in the flourand baking powder and fold through the mixutre
  6. Whip the egg whites till stiff peaks and fold into the egg yolk mixture.
  7. Pour the mixture into a lined baking tray and bake for 15-17 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Combine the filling ingredients using an electric beater or whisk.
  9. Once the cake comes out of the oven, flip onto a tea towel and roll the cake up into a log.
  10. Allow to cool.
  11. Once cooled, gently unroll and spread over the filling.
  12. Roll back up with a tea towel.
  13. Wrap with cling wrap and chill in the fridge until ready to use.
  14. Garnish with a dusting of icing sugar and berries before slicing and serving

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