On Line Cookbook

Quick Sicilian Roll

Recipe Information

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Serves/Makes:several portions.

  • 1 pre-cooked Swiss Sponge Roll[Plain or Chocolate]
  • Filling:
  • 8 oz (224 grm). ricotta cheese
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml). icing sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml). vanilla essence
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml). Creme de Cacao
  • 1 oz (28 grm). grated chocolate
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml). chopped glace fruit.
  • Topping:
  • whipped cream
  • grated chocolate.
  • Place ricotta cheese, icing sugar, vanilla & Creme de Cacao in a mixing bowl and beat well until all combined .
  • Fold through chocolate and glace fruit and spread over cake.
  • Reroll and transfer to a serving platter.
  • Spread with whipped cream and decorate with grated chocolate.
An absolutely lovely easy way of making a stunning Sicilian roll. From Italian Cooking for Pleasure by Mary Reynolds. A "Chocolate Roll" is a wonderful food for chocoholics, but if allergic to chocolate just use the plain "roll" and omit the chocolate--it's just as good.