An Extremely Amazing And Convenient Strawberry-Flavored Japanese Roll Cake Recipe

japanese roll cake recipe

The Japanese are obsessed with these patterned cake rolls and keep inventing various new Japanese roll cake recipes. These cake rolls are as impressive to look at as they are delicious to eat and undoubtedly much less time-intensive and easier than frosted layer cakes. If you are that person who wants to serve beautifully decorated cakes in front of their guests but does not want to do a lot of labor, you should give a try to this Japanese roll cake recipe. The stunning style of the cake allows you to create unique designs which you can bake right into the cake itself without any fancy frosting. Although this Japanese roll cake recipe requires some basic techniques and skills, you can pipe some essential polka dots all over the cake, giving satisfying results. This recipe uses a different kind of paste-like batter which can create a more detailed design. Then, you have to pipe this paste onto a sheet of parchment, freezing briefly to set, then an airy sponge cake batter is poured over the top of the paste. After baking, you have to peel back the parchment paper, and you will be awe-struck at its beauty. 

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Japanese Roll Cake

This strawberry-flavored Japanese roll cake recipe is something that you can’t avoid. Come over to learn about this fantastic recipe. 


Japanese Roll Cake
  • Four egg yolks
  • 20 g caster/ultrafine sugar
  • 40 ml milk
  • 3 ml vanilla extract 
  • 10-15 chopped strawberries
  • 40 g vegetable oil
  • 30 g all-purpose flour
  • 30 g cornstarch
  • A pinch of salt
  • Four egg whites
  • ⅜ teaspoon of cream tartar
  • 60 g caster/ultra fined sugar – sifted


  • Preheat the oven at 170°C at top and bottom heat. 
  • Put the yolks and 20-grams sugar (1-½ teaspoons) in a bowl, gently beat them until the sugar gets dissolved with the yolks. 
  • Add oil, milk, vanilla, chopped strawberries and mix them well with sugar and yolk. 
  • Now, sift flour and cornstarch into the mixture, stir them well until we have a fully incorporated and smooth mixture. 
  • The next step is to whip egg whites with salt, cream of tartar, and sugar until they form a stiff peak, i.e., whipped egg whites become glossy and smooth. If you lift the beater, they form a peak that holds and stands. 
  • Fold those whipped egg whites into the yolk mixture till we have a fluffy, foamy, and smooth batter without any giant air bubbles. The batter shouldn’t be too thin. 
  • Pour the batter into the pan. Bake the batter in the oven at 170° C for 25-30 minutes, until the cake gets dark golden. If you slightly put your finger into the cake, it should spring back in shape. 
  • Now, take the cake out of the pan and remove the parchment paper. Let it cool down on a rack. 


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