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  1. jellyroll, Swiss rollnoun

    thin sheet of sponge cake spread with jelly and then rolled up to make a cylindrical cake


  1. Swiss rollnoun

    A type of sponge cake rolled up into a cylinder, typically but not exclusively with jam or chocolate filling.


  1. swiss roll

    A Swiss roll, also known as a jelly roll or roll cake, is a type of dessert traditionally made from a flexible sponge cake that is layered with cream, jam, or icing, then rolled and cut into slices. The spiral pattern created from the roll is characteristic of this treat. It has several variations worldwide and is known by different names in different regions.


  1. Swiss roll

    A Swiss roll or jelly roll is a type of sponge cake roll. A thin cake layer is made of flour, eggs, and sugar and baked in a very shallow rectangular baking tray, called a sheet pan. The cake is removed from the pan and spread with jam or buttercream, rolled up, and served in round cross-sectional slices. The origins of the term "Swiss roll" are unclear. The cake originated in Central Europe, but not in Switzerland as the name would suggest. It appears to have been invented in the nineteenth century, along with Battenberg, doughnuts and Victoria sponge. The shape of the Swiss roll has inspired usage as a descriptive term in other fields, such as in optics and blues music.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swiss roll in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swiss roll in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    • A. lumberman
    • B. whitewash
    • C. nitrile
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