Chocolate Swiss Roll

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Real Irish Food

By David Bowers

Published 2014

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This eggy, moist, all but flourless chocolate cake roll looks like a million bucks, but it’s surprisingly quick to make and a real favorite among kids, who love both the pinwheel design and the whipped cream filling. The secret to a successful Swiss roll is in rolling it up, parchment paper and all, as soon as it comes out of the oven. That way, you sort of “train” the hot cake to roll. Then you cool it a bit, unroll and peel off the paper liner, slather on whipped cream, and re-roll with e