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Lemon Swiss Roll

Discover a delicious lemon swiss roll recipe, a light and refreshing dessert perfect for summer. The soft and airy roll is filled with a smooth lemon cream and covered with a thin layer of powdered sugar lemon glaze. A great option for any occasion or to pamper yourself on a warm day!

Lemon Swiss Roll Roulade Dessert

Inspired by my recent holiday in Greece, I’ve created a delicious lemon roulade recipe, perfect for bringing some freshness and summer flavor into your kitchen. This lemon roll combines the vibrant taste of fresh lemon with an airy and creamy texture, making it a great choice for summer desserts.

This refreshing dessert combines a fluffy sponge cake with a creamy and flavorful lemon filling. To get a perfect roll, it is essential to beat the egg whites well with the sugar until they become foamy and carefully add the sifted flour and finely grated lemon peel for an intense taste.

When rolling, use a damp towel and sprinkle with powdered sugar to prevent sticking. After cooling, a thin layer of lemon glaze perfectly completes this delicious summer treat. Enjoy each slice with a cup of iced tea or limoncello for an unforgettable refreshing experience.

Lemon Swiss Roll

Other Summer swiss roll desserts I recommend

In addition, I invite you to discover other swiss roll delicacies on my blog, such as the strawberry swiss roll, the carrot cake swiss roll for a touch of natural sweetness, the vanilla swiss roll for those who are fond of classic sweets, or the double chocolate roll. All these recipes are perfect to delight the taste buds on various occasions and holidays, being easy to prepare and appreciated by the whole family.

Lemon Swiss Roll Recipe

Other Summer lemon desserts I recommend

On hot summer days, nothing compares to refreshing lemony desserts. I also recommend you to try other delicacies on my blog that have lemon in the main role. You can opt for a light and flavorful sponge cake with zucchini and lemon, or cool off with a creamy lemon ice cream with crunchy meringue. If you are looking for an authentic Italian experience, the tiramisu with Limoncello is the perfect choice, with its distinctive lemon flavor.

For a simpler and more effective option at a party or a family meal, you can try the lemon bars or the fluffy and fragrant Spanish muffins. Plus, the lemon olive oil cake is an elegant reinterpretation of the classic dessert, bringing an exquisite Mediterranean twist to every slice. Enrich your summer with the bright and refreshing flavors of lemon in every dessert you prepare!

Lemon Swiss Roll Dessert
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Lemon Swiss Roll

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Discover a delicious lemon swiss roll recipe, a light and refreshing dessert perfect for summer. The soft and airy roll is filled with a smooth lemon cream and covered with a thin layer of powdered sugar lemon glaze. A great option for any occasion or to pamper yourself on a warm day!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours
Course Desserts
Cuisine Swiss
Servings 10
Calories 288 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

For the swiss roll cake layer:

  • 3 eggs large, separate the whites and yolks
  • 75 g granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 25 ml whole milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 70 g flour sifted
  • 1 lemon peel only, grated

For the lemon filling:

  • 180 g mascarpone
  • 100 g sweet cream for whipped cream
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon peel grated
  • 50 g powdered sugar

For the lemon glaze:

  • 60 g powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions
 

Swiss roll cake layer:

  • Cover a rectangular tray with baking paper and grease it with butter.
  • Put the yolks in a bowl. Add half of the sugar and mix until the sugar is dissolved and the yolks are light in color. Gradually add the vegetable oil, mixing continuously, until it is incorporated.
  • Add the milk, vanilla extract and salt. Add the lemon peel.
  • Sprinkle the sifted flour over the dough and mix until incorporated.
  • In a clean bowl or in the bowl of a kitchen mixer, beat the egg whites until they become foamy. Add the rest of the sugar and beat at high speed until the egg whites form soft peaks.
  • Incorporate a third of the beaten egg whites into the dough, then add the rest of the egg whites and mix until incorporated.
  • Pour the dough over the form, spreading the dough in an even layer using a large spatula.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes or until the top is elastic and the edges start to brown slightly.
  • Remove from the oven.
  • Carefully turn the hot cake over a towel, well sprinkled with powdered sugar.
  • Carefully roll the hot cake in the towel.
  • Let the rolled cake cool for about 1 hour

Lemon Filling:

  • Add the whipped cream, powdered sugar and vanilla extract to a large bowl and beat on high speed until soft peaks form, add mascarpone, lemon juice and lemon zest and beat until stiff peaks form. It will happen quite quickly.
  • Gently open the cooled cake and spread the filling in an even layer over it. Then carefully roll the cake, without a towel this time.
  • In a bowl, mix all the ingredients for the glaze.
  • Pour the glaze over the cake.
  • Put in the fridge for an hour or overnight.

Nutrition

Calories: 288kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 4gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 89mgSodium: 211mgPotassium: 52mgFiber: 1gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 582IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 45mgIron: 1mg
Keyword citrus, lemon, rolls, Summer dessert, swiss roll
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Andie

Saturday 6th of July 2024

Perfect dessert for summer! Thank you for the inspiration!