My Great-grandmother’s Chocolate Roll

Preparation info
  • Makes 2 rolls, which will serve


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 10

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

Do you have a grandmother or great-grandmother who has a long-beloved family specialty? A recipe inherited from her mother or grandmother? Run, dont walk, to the kitchen and beg her to show you how to make it. My great-grandmother Bertha Fribush made a chocolate roll that was so buttery and cakey, so chocolaty and crumbly, you could hear the angels sing when you took a bite. “Come, watch me make it while I still can,” she would tell her daughter, and my grandmother would say, “Oh, Mother, y