Earl Grey Swiss Roll

$5.90 · 51 Reviews

I got to find out about this hidden gem when their cakes were gifted to me. I fell in love with their Strawberry Yogurt Swiss Roll! Even though I have had various other flavours like Yuzu, Earl Grey, Nutella, Raspberry and Fresh Cream, their Strawberry Yogurt is still my favourite, hands down! The cream is just so fresh and light, and the cake is spongey, offering layers in texture. I often buy the whole cakes for my family!

Their whole cakes also sell out rather early in the day, so be sure to go before 2pm if there are specific flavors you intend on getting. I have walked in at 4pm with the intention of getting cakes before and there was not a single slice left 😅 Something to also note is that the cafe closes quite early at 7pm!

They see me rollin’ they’re not hatin’ cos this roll was SUPERB. The texture of this roll was practically cloud-like and it was perfumed with the fragrant earl grey tea (speckled with some tea leaves too)! I’m such a sucker for swiss rolls and Cafe Plain Jane does them so so well! Wanna come back for their Thai Tea Roll as well!!!

Verdict: 9.5/10

Got the set with coffee (beyond 1-4-1 deal). Liked the earl grey much more than the ispahan, as the cream and sponge were quite like light and fragrant. The sponge for ispahan was drier and kinda separated from the cream.

The coffee was great! Smooth, pleasant and well balanced with a strong coffee taste. The default for all cups is a double shot. We really enjoyed their coffee :)

Traveling to Serangoon to try out the Swiss Rolls by @cafeplainjane was worth the calories! We had a feast with the various rolls available on the day.

Ispahan with Lychee Jelly
Earl Grey
Dirty Chai
Matcha Latte

Our top favorite was the Ispahan with Lychee Jelly that had a lovely subtle blend of rose flavor. The sponge cake was light and airy.

If Earl Grey is your favorite tea blend, you may enjoy their Earl Grey Swiss Roll. We felt that the sponge cake was not as light and airy as the others but the citrusy filling was really rich!

Overall, it was a lovely afternoon with delicious cakes and hot drinks!

Ordered the matcha and earl grey rolls and of the two, I definitely recommend the latter! The cake is not as soft and pillowy as you’d expect from a Swiss roll, but the filling was really rich and flavourful! Not too sweet either which I appreciate!

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Got this as part of a set with a small teapot of tea. The rolls are really quite pleasant. The sponge layer is not the most fluffy but they really so go all out with the cream in their rolls. The earl grey flavour was just nice - not too subtle nor too powerful. Great for an early breakfast or a mid afternoon snack!

The Plain Jane ❤️ 2nd visit here... This time I had the Xmas version of their Meringue Roulade that comes with a taste of mint and their all time favorite Earl Grey Swiss Roll... .
Together with 2 Cups of Flat White @$11+
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Singapore 550211
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These delicate babies were full of flavors yet not coyingly sweet. We especially enjoyed the plain Swiss roll. The cream was incredibly smooth, soft and creamy. It was a right balance of sweetness and eggy taste. Could really taste that the cream was handmade and not just some store bought cream.

Earl grey Swiss roll was also delicious. The earl grey flavor permeated through the cream. It wasn’t just some artificial flavoring. I could really taste the authenticity of the earl grey, where it was brewed and infused into the cream.

Forgot to mention, the cake was soft and spongy and airy. Very very delicious and more importantly not overly sweet. A perfect afternoon treat!

Another plus point: the cafe is adorned with beautiful decorations and minimalist design. Very insta-worthy!


We got 2 swiss roll with tea sets using Burpple Beyond App at $14.90. The Ispahan Rose with Lychee Jelly swiss roll was really good. Cake was moist, the cream was light and very fragrant. Paired with the Berries Merah Tea, it was perfect. The Earl Grey swiss roll on the other hand, was slightly dry and the cream was a tad too heavy. Good thing is it did carry strong earl grey aroma, pairing with the Lychee Konnyaku Tea, it was quite a nice match.
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This cafe has been on my list for the longest time! 😛 Happy to say that even though the Swiss Roll wasn’t mindblowing 🤯, it was good enough for me! With its relatively soft texture and intense earl grey fragrance, it’s something I’d order again! Paired it with their berries tea ☕️ and it seemed like a match made in heaven! 💞

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