M&M’s Swiss Roll

The M&M’s swiss Roll is a very colorful and cheerful dessert perfect for birthday or carnival parties or for events in which children are protagonists. In fact, children particularly love M&M’s for their cheerful color and their truly irresistible taste.

Added to the filling with mascarpone and whipped cream they make a really irresistible dessert not only for the little ones but also for the older ones.

The preparation is quite simple. It requires some small steps but the final result will be really good to eat but above all beautiful to see.

So let’s see together how to prepare an excellent M&M’s swiss roll.

Ingredients for the sponge sheet cake

  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons potato starch
  • 3 tablespoons 00 flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

For filling

  • 1 cup mascarpone
  • 2 tablespoons whipped cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • M&M’s

For decoration

  • dark chocolate
  • M&M’s

M&M's Swiss Roll


Add the mascarpone, a couple of tablespoons of whipped cream and sugar into a bowl. Work with a hand whisk or a fork so as to mix well all the ingredients. Add the M&M’s and mix to incorporate them perfectly to the cream. Put in the fridge and prepare the sponge sheet cake.

M&M's Swiss Roll
Cream and M&M’s

Separate the yolks from the egg whites. Mix the first with sugar to form a well-aerated mixture.

M&M's Swiss Roll
Eggs and sugar

Gradually add the previously sifted flour and potato flour so as to avoid the formation of lumps.

M&M's Swiss Roll
Egg whites

Whisk the egg whites and add them to the mixture with very delicate movements. Add also half a teaspoon of baking powder and transfer the mixture on a baking sheet previously lined with baking paper.

M&M's Swiss Roll
Mixture on the baking sheet

Put in the oven to cook at 428°F for about 7 minutes or until it starts to be just golden on the surface.

M&M's Swiss Roll
Sponge sweet cake

Turn over the cake on a sheet of baking paper and remove the paper used for cooking. Sprinkle the surface with some sugar and wrap the sheet cake and let it cool.

M&M's Swiss Roll

Stuff it with the cream prepared before and level it over the entire surface. Wrap the sponge sheet cake to form the roll, cut the two ends.

M&M's Swiss Roll

Take the dark chocolate, chop it coarsely with the knife and let it melt in a bain-marie or for a few seconds in the microwave.

M&M's Swiss Roll
Dark chocolate to decorate

When it is well melted and fluid, pour it onto the surface of the roll and then decorate with colored M&M’s.

M&M's Swiss Roll


Store the M&M’s swiss roll for up to 2-3 days in an airtight container or under a glass jar.

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