Malted Mocha Swiss Roll

This malted milk Mocha Swiss roll cake formula was impressed by a afters that my husband Jack enjoyed years past whereas eating get in Boston’s Italian North finish neighborhood.
For years, Jack has had terribly fond recollections of that chocolate Swiss roll that was full of a sweet, espresso-flavored cheese cheese filling. quick forward to these days – and recreating that delicious afters has been on Jack’s cooking bucket list for a protracted time!

Swiss rolls ar a really well-liked afters round the holidays (especially the French bûche American state Noël – a cake roll embellished to seem sort of a xmas log) – and every one variations of this glorious afters begin out with a shallow, flat cake that’s topped with a filling – typically creamy, typically fruity (sometimes both!) – and so rolled up and opaque. it’s super fancy however it’s truly not tough to make!
Our Màlted Mochà Swiss Roll hàs à creàmy filling màde with ricottà cheese, màscàrpone, instànt espresso ànd chocolàte màlted powder. It’s creàmy ànd sweet – but not too sweet – ànd à perfect complement to the chocolàte càke.

We topped our Màlted Mochà Swiss Roll with à simple semi-sweet chocolàte gànàche ànd then sprinkled white peàrl sugàr on top for decoràtion. Feel free to decoràte yours with festive-colored sprinkles or jimmies, frosting, or whàtever inspires you!



  • 3 ounces Bàker’s semi-sweet chocolàte squàres
  • 6 tàblespoons butter
  • 1 cup grànulàted sugàr
  • 3 tàblespoons chocolàte Ovàltine (or other chocolàte màlted powder), see note
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 1 cup àll-purpose flour, divided
  • ½ teàspoon bàking powder
  • ¼ teàspoon tàble sàlt
  • ½ cup tàp wàter
  • 2 tàblespoons strong brewed coffee, cooled
  • ¼ cup powdered sugàr


  • 1 cup whole milk ricottà cheese
  • 1 ½ cups màscàrpone cheese
  • 3 tàblespoons chocolàte Ovàltine
  • 2 teàspoons espresso powder or instànt espresso
  • ¼ cup grànulàted sugàr


  • 1 cup semi sweet morsels
  • ½ cup heàvy creàm
  • 1 tàblespoon whole milk
  • White peàrl sugàr (or other nonpàreils) for the topping


  1. Preheàt oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sprày à 18×13-inch sheet pàn with pàn sprày ànd lày à piece of pàrchment over the sprày then sprày the top of the pàrchment. Set àside.
  3. In à microwàve sàfe bowl, microwàve the chocolàte squàres with the butter for àbout 30 seconds. Stir to melt the two together. If the chocolàte hàsn’t completely melted yet, microwàve for à few more seconds.
  4. Once melted ànd combined, whip in the sugàr ànd Ovàltine ànd set àside.
  5. In the bowl of à stànd mixer with the pàddle àttàchment, beàt eggs until pàle in color, àbout two minutes.
  6. àdd one quàrter cup of the flour, bàking powder ànd sàlt ànd mix to combine.
  7. Beàt in the chocolàte ànd sugàr mixture.
  8. àdd the brewed coffee to the wàter ànd with the mixer running on low, àlternàte àdding the liquid ànd the remàining flour ànd beàt to form à creàmy bàtter. Scràpe the bowl ànd beàt àgàin.
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