Winter Swiss roll bowl cake

So easy, so stunning and no real cooking involved.


  • 2 x jumbo chocolate Swiss rolls (not the chocolate-dipped ones) or 4 normal-sized ones
  • 150ml/5fl oz alcohol of your choice, such as rum, sherry or limoncello (optional)
  • 2-3 litres/3½-5 pints ice cream (chocolate or vanilla or both), softened but still frozen (no warmer than 12C/54F)