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Oma's Cream Roll Recipe with Fresh Fruit ❤️

➤ by Oma Gerhild Fulson

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Oma's delicious German cream rolls!

This cream roll recipe, aka Biskuitrolle, is made just like a jelly roll recipe only it's filled with whipped cream and fresh fruit. This is best made in the morning and served fresh the same day. Above it's filled with strawberries and whipped cream. Check below for info about the photo.

If you get everything ready before you start, the whole process actually goes quickly. AND the final result is so stunning! In fact, the Blueberry Cream Roll, shown below with the step-by-step photos, was made with the help of my 9-year old granddaughter, Lydia.

Cream Roll Step-by-Step

Oh, so German. Oh, so delicious. And, oh, so quick and easy!

1.     Prepare ingredients and line baking sheet with parchment paper.

cream roll ingredients

2.     Sprinkle sugar on waxed paper placed on top of damp tea towel and invert baked cake on top.

Prepare your towel

3.     Remove parchment paper from warm cake. Trim edges of cake if necessary.

Remove parchment paper

4.     Roll up warm cake and waxed paper. Let cool completely.

Roll warm cake

5.     Unroll cool cake carefully. Spread with jam, whipped cream and blueberries or other fruit.

Let it cool, and fill it up!

6.     Using waxed paper to help, roll up filled cake.

Re-roll filled cake

7.     Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve!

Blueberry Cream Roll

It needs a bit of time to cool before filling and should stand a bit in the fridge before serving. With a bit of careful planning, this really goes together quite quickly.

Finished and plated cream roll

For the fruit, you can use almost any variety. Sliced strawberries, fresh or frozen raspberries, currants, diced or sliced peaches, blueberries, etc., all work nicely.

Even a combination of fruit would be nice. Above is with strawberries, below with blueberries. And at the very top, filled with buttercream filling. 

The one below was made by my dear friend, Melania. She then invited me over to enjoy it. Yummy, yummy scrumptious!

She filled this with her secret buttercream filling. She hinted it's pudding, butter and icing sugar. That's simple. Love how she took my cream roll recipe and turned it into hers!

Melania's Buttercream-filed cream rolls

Oma says,

The cream roll is a fun recipe to do with kids.They just can't figure out how one can roll a cake!

Once they see how easy it is to do, and how much fun they had doing it, it's one they'll add to their growing list of their own special recipes.

Oma's Cream Roll Recipe with Fresh Fruit ❤️


  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup all purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 package Dr. Oetker Sahnesteif (whipping cream stabilizer)
  • 1 - 2 tsp powdered sugar, sifted (according to taste)
  • 1½ cups prepared fruit


  • Line a rimmed baking sheet (15" X 10") with parchment paper.
  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • In a small bowl, mix together flour, corn starch, and baking powder, and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, whip egg whites with 3 tbsp water until stiff. Slowly whip in ½ cup sugar. Gently stir in egg yolks. Fold in flour mixture.
  • Spread batter on paper-lined cookie sheet.
  • Bake 8 - 10 minutes until wooden pick inserted in centre comes out clean.
  • Place sheet of waxed paper over damp cloth towel. Sprinkle with a bit of sugar.
  • Turn out cake onto waxed paper and peel off lining paper. Trim cake edges if needed.
  • Roll up (lengthwise) cake and waxed paper together. Set aside to cool.
  • Beat whipping cream,  Sahnesteif (or Whip It), and powdered sugar until stiff.
  • Mix fruit with whipped cream.
  • Unroll cooled cake. Brush with jam if desired.
  • Spread with fruit/cream mixture. Roll up, using waxed paper to lift cake.
  • Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar.

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The top Photo

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This Cream Roll recipe is made just like a jelly roll only it's filled with a creamed filling. Oh, so German. Check out the one filled with whipped cream and fruit! Wunderbar!

Ingredients: eggs, whipping cream, sugar, prepared fruit,

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