Gluten Free Jam Sponge Roll

Gluten Free Jam Sponge Roll

Wow your friends and family with a delicious and delicate sponge roll. Simply fill with jam and dust with icing sugar for a gluten free delight, perfect for a special afternoon tea!

  • 3 eggs, separated
  • ¾ cup castor sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp water
  • ½ cup cornflour
  • 4 tbsp Healtheries Rice Flour
  • 1 tsp gluten free baking powder
  • Strawberry jam for filling


10 thick slices


  1. Preheat oven to 1500C and line a sponge roll tin with baking paper.
  2. Separate eggs and beat egg whites until stiff.
  3. Add egg yolks, and beat.
  4. Put castor sugar, water and butter in a pot and heat until sugar is dissolved. Add to the egg white mixture and beat well.
  5. Add dry ingredients, and fold through mixture with a metal spoon.
  6. Place mixture in a sponge roll tin lined with baking paper. Cook for 15 minutes at 1500C.
  7. Turn sponge out onto a paper towel sprinkled with cornflour - peel the baking paper gently from sponge. Place the paper back on the sponge, and roll. Leave to cool.
  8. When cool, unwind sponge, spread with jam, and rewind.

Serving Suggestions

Dust with icing sugar and serve warm with a dollop of greek yoghurt for morning or afternoon tea, or pack for a picnic!

Nutritional Information

Average Quantity per Serve

Energy 958kJ (229Cal)
Protein 2.3g
Fat, Total 3.2g
- Saturated 1.5g
Carbohydrate 47.0g
- Sugars 37.7g
Dietary Fibre less than 1g
Sodium 98mg