Food & recipes: Wonderful DIY Swiss Roll Cake With Giraffe Pattern

Be honest – this is the first time you’ve ever seen a giraffe pattern on a cake, right? This Swiss Roll looks like the kind of confectionery masterpiece you’d have to pay the professionals a pretty price to whip up, but is in fact a simple DIY home baking project you’ll absolutely love!


We were delighted when we came across the idea and have tried it for ourselves a bunch of times! And trust us when we say that somehow, it just keeps on tasting better every time you make another!

Swiss Roll Cake: Ingredients

For the Egg Yolk Batter

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 15g sugar
  • 60ml water
  • 40ml corn oil/vegetable oil
  • 72g plain flour
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • 8g cocoa powder

For the Pattern Batter

  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp plain flour
  • 2 tbsp of egg yolk batter

For the Egg White Batter

  • 3 egg whites
  • 50 g sugar
  • ¼ tsp cream of tartar




Giraffe Patterned Swiss Roll Cake [Video]

You’ll find an instructional video above that takes you through the process step by step – it really is so much easier than you’d think to come up with this awesome pattern! You can choose any kind of filling you like for the center as this won’t change the appearance of the outside – any fruit, chocolate or cream fillings as you prefer!

We’d say this is the perfect cake for birthdays and special occasions, but to be hones it’s so easy and so delicious we’re always trying to come up with any good excuse to make another! And as today’s Friday, what more reason could we ask for … let’s get baking!

Photo courtesy: Pinteresting

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