This Summer Berry Roulade Is Deliciously Easy

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summer berry roulade

Are you looking for an easy summer dessert to make? If you’ve never tried a roulade then this recipe for a summer berry roulade is so easy to make (and delicious!). You can use raspberries, strawberries or any other summer berries you have.

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If you don’t fancy rolling the meringue into the roulade, you can make individual meringues instead and serve with a big bowl of whipped cream and another of fruit. This latter option travels easily and is a hit for picnics too.

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Summer Berry Roulade

Ingredients

  • 4 large egg whites
  • 225g / 8oz / ⅔ cup caster sugar
  • 300ml / 10 fl oz / 1¼ cups double cream
  • 150g / 5oz / ½ cup raspberries (keep a few back for decoration)
  • 150g / 5oz / ½ cup strawberries halved (keep a few back for decoration)
  • Mint leaves (optional)

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 160C (140C fan-oven) / 285F.
  2. Line your baking tray with baking parchment.
  3. Place the egg whites and the sugar into a bowl and beat with a mixer for about 10 mins until the mix is peaked. The peaks should be quite stiff.
  4. Tip the egg mixture onto the baking parchment and spread out over your tray. (If you are making individual meringues then spoon out individual-sized amounts. They will expand so leave enough room around them.)
  5. Bake for about 50 mins – we like ours still gooey in the centre!
  6. Whip your cream until it has soft peaks then mix in your berries (or other fruit).
  7. Spread the fruit and cream mix over your meringue and use the baking parchment to help you roll it over. Don’t be afraid – bits will crack and fall off, it just adds to the charm in my opinion!
  8. Decorate the top with berries and mint leaves.

Here’s our attempt that my kids helped me make! It didn’t last long!

berry roulade

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Over to you now. Did you have a go at making this summer berry roulade? Tell us in the comments below. 

This Summer Berry Roulade Is Deliciously Easy

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