Velvety soft with a generous swirl of blackcurrant cream and jam! Smooth and luscious, this Blackcurrant Swiss Roll has just the balance of zest and sweetness. In collaboration with Ribena Singapore, home cook Huda created this new Blackcurrant swiss roll recipe for the upcoming Hari Raya celebrations.
Swiss roll is a popular pastry to have during Hari Raya, and it's also one of her signature bakes when she ran her own baking studio a few years ago. Her family and friends always look forward to having the swiss roll she bakes during Hari Raya, and this year she'll be surprising them with this new Ribena Blackcurrant flavour.
With this recipe, you'll be able to bake the perfect swiss roll. The delicate fluffiness of the sponge would make everyone think you've gone through culinary training. Here are some tips for the perfect cake base, fold in 1/3 of the meringue quickly but gently to prevent it from collapsing. Pour the batter into the baking tray slowly and tap tray to remove air bubbles as this will ensure a soft, smooth cake to roll later.
The rich creaminess of the blackcurrant cream is sensuous in the mouth, and the jam gives it a surprising citrusy element that makes it refreshing to have. As appetising as it looks, it sure is one of the best swiss rolls we've ever had!
Here's a tip to know when the making the Ribena jam filling. Cook the ingredients over a slow fire and when the mixture becomes a spreadable gel-like consistency, draw a line across the mixture. It is ready when it stays for a few seconds.
Bake this for your family and friends, and it would definitely be a showstopper dish this Hari Raya.
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