Lyle's Swish Swiss Roll

Lyle's Swish Swiss Roll

Quick and easy to make, this cracking Swiss roll is light and airy - but still with that unmistakeable intensity of Lyle's Golden Syrup.




20 minutes


10-12 minutes


  • 3 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 75g (3oz) Lyle's Golden Syrup + 1 tbsp
  • 75g (3oz) self-raising flour
  • 6 rounded tbsp raspberry jam, softened
  • 120ml (4floz) double cream
  • Tate & Lyle's Fairtrade Golden Caster Sugar, for sprinkling


Roll up for this special treat:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/180° Fan, 400°F, Gas 6. Whisk the eggs and the 75g (3oz) of Lyle's Golden Syrup until thick, pale and fluffy.
  2. Sift over the flour and lightly fold in, then spoon the mixture into a 23cmx30cm (9”x12”) greased and parchment-lined Swiss roll tin - lightly spread to the edges.
  3. Bake on the middle shelf for 10-12 minutes (or until golden, light and springy).
  4. Remove from the oven and immediately turn out onto another sheet of parchment paper sprinkled with Golden Caster Sugar. Carefully peel away the lining paper and trim all the edges with a sharp knife. Score a line about 2.5cm (1”) in from the edge of the longer side nearest to you - don't cut all the way through. This will help you make a nice, tight roll.
  5. Leave to cool for about 10 minutes, then spread the jam to the edges.
  6. Lightly whip the cream with the remaining 1 tablespoon of Lyle's Golden Syrup until soft peaks form. Spread on top of the jam, not quite to the edges.
  7. Starting with the scored edge closest to you, use the paper to roll the cake away from you, tightly rolling it up as you do. Carefully transfer to a serving dish with the seam on the underside and sprinkle with a little more Golden Caster Sugar. Slice to serve



Longing for a chocolate version? Just swap 25g (a heaped tablespoon) of cocoa for one of flour, then fill the roll with a rich chocolate buttercream.