Organic raspberry and lemon roulade

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 25 minutes to 30 minutes

Serves: 8 - 10


50g Duchy Organic Blanched Almonds
4 large Duchy Organic egg whites
225g caster sugar, plus 1 tbsp
1 tsp Aspall Organic White Wine Vinegar
1 tsp almond or vanilla extract
1 tsp cornflour
225ml organic double cream
4 tbsp Duchy Organic Lemon Curd
125g Duchy Organic Raspberries
1-2 tbsp icing sugar


1 Preheat oven to 190°C, gas mark 5 and line a Swiss roll tin (about 22 x 30cm) with baking parchment. Place the almonds in a small food processor and whizz until quite finely ground.

2 Whisk the egg whites in a clean bowl until stiff, then whisk in the sugar a little at a time until smooth and glossy. Mix together the vinegar, almond or vanilla extract and cornflour and whisk into the meringue along with the ground almonds. Pour into the Swiss roll tin and smooth the surface with a palette knife. Bake for 25-30 mins until the top is golden and the meringue feels firm.

3 Sprinkle a large sheet of baking parchment with caster sugar and invert the roulade onto the paper. Carefully peel off the lining paper then cover with a clean sheet of baking parchment and a tea towel and leave to cool.

4 Whisk the cream until it forms soft peaks. Spread the surface of the meringue with the cream and scatter over the raspberries and small teaspoons of lemon curd. Roll up the meringue from the long side so the join is underneath. Dust lightly with icing sugar before serving.