Lightly grease a 33cm x 23cm/13in x 9in Swiss Rolls, Jelly Rolls, Sponge Cakes and Logs: Perfect Results Every Time A sponge cake or chiffon baked in a sheet pan and then rolled around a filling is called a roulade (for the French), a jelly roll (for the Americans), or a Swiss roll (for the English). Preheat the oven to 180C/160 Fan/Gas 4. Made of chocolate spongecake filled with sweetened whipped cream, you won’t find a more airy cake than this! Chocolate Roulade (Swiss-Roll Cake) Interesting fact: The famous French culinary school, Le Cordon Bleu, has many of its students whipping up meringues and other equally exhaustive dessert batters by hand, rather ... VIEW … Swiss roll is an example of a sweet roulade. This chocolate roulade is an absolute dream. Traditionally found in various European cuisines, the term roulade originates from the French word "rouler", meaning "to roll". According to the glossary of French Cuisine I publish on Suite101, roulade literally means rolled: usually thin strips of meat or fish rolled around vegetables or other stuffing. Preheat oven to 190°C (170°C fan) mark 5 and line a rough 23 x 33cm (9 x 13in) Swiss roll tin with baking parchment. If you take the definition broadly, though, Swiss Roll would be on kind of sweet roulade. Roulade can be savory or sweet. A roulade (/ruːˈlɑːd/) is a dish of filled rolled meat or pastry.