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Swiss roll

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Definition of Swiss roll in English:

noun

British
A cylindrical cake with a spiral cross section, made from a flat sponge cake spread with a filling such as jam and rolled up.
Example sentences
  • Roll up the pastry like a Swiss roll, starting from one long side.
  • Brush the gaps with beaten egg. Starting with one of these edges, roll up tightly like a Swiss roll.
  • The fresh cream pastries include orange and Cointreau pastry, white forest Swiss roll, lemon meringue roulade, tiramisu and coconut mousse cake.

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