Swiss Vanilla Cloud Roll

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Why would I try to recreate something that is already perfect?

I’m totally fine with recognizing that sometimes the best vegan recipes are not even mine!

Sara Kidd has perfected the Vegan Swiss Roll Cake in her cookbook The Vegan Cake Bible

No Crack! Moist Vanilla Roulade filled with light & airy chocolate whipped cream!

Of course you can use whatever filling you like best

The only ingredient in Sara’s vegan Swiss roll recipe that you may not have would be the Coconut Condensed Milk

For those who cannot find the canned variety I have a homemade recipe for vegan sweetened condensed milk below!

If you watch the video tutorial for the making of this cake, you will see I had a bit of a FAIL!

My first attempt was filled with chocolate whipped cream, ganache AND chopped roasted almonds

The cake roll was super stuffed and did not roll properly and was quite the mess!

A delicious mess no doubt, but it just did not look pretty as a Swiss Roll should!

So be sure to learn from my mistakes and DON’T OVERFILL YOUR ROULADE!

For the white chocolate egg shells filled with Chocolate Whipped Cream

You will need the egg mold and some tempered white chocolate *not sponsored


Notes for Success:

It is really important not to over fill a roulade cake, the filling really should not be too much thicker than the actual cake

Click here to learn more about all the vegan whipped creams!

For more recipes like this one click the links below!

Matcha Cake with Chai Spiced Whipped Cream

Cannoli Roll Cake

SMores Cake Roll ~ Vegan

Yield: serves 12ppl

Swiss Vanilla Cloud Roll

Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
18 minutes
Total Time
48 minutes


1 Recipe Sara Kidd Vegan Swiss Roulade

For the Chocolate Whipped Cream:

1 Pint Country Crock Vegan Heavy Whipping Cream

Or your favorite vegan whipped cream

¾ cup Vegan Ganache


First prepare the vegan ganache recipe as per the instructions on that recipe postNext prepare the vegan roulade cake recipe as instructed on the recipe postWhen the cake is completely cooled start whipping your vegan whipped cream to soft peaks and then add the COOLED ganache while whipping to medium firm peaksSpread the whipped cream over the roulade cake while still in the pan and the roll up *as shown in the video tutorialRefrigerate for at least 2 hours to set before cutting


Depending on the filling that you use for your Vegan Swiss Roll refrigeration will vary.
Since I used whipped cream refrigeration at all times is necessary and will stay fresh wrapped loosely for up to 6 days

Homemade Vegan Sweetened Condensed Milk

Yield: 1 cup

Sweetened Condensed Milk Recipe

Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
18 minutes
Total Time
48 minutes


1- 14ounce can full fat coconut milk

1/3 cup granulated sugar


Combine the coconut milk with the sugar in a heavy bottom sauce panbring to a boil over high heat stirring oftenOnce it boils reduce heat to a simmer cook for 45 minutes stirring occasionally and watch it closely so it doesn’t burn or boil overBy the time 45 minutes approaches it should have reduced down to close to 1 cup total volume and start to get thickIt will thicken more as it cools.Cool completely then use it in your recipes or see storage information in the notes below


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