Malai Roll Recipe

Make delicious Malai Rolls at home with this easy dessert recipe. These sweet coconut rolls with creamy filling are a perfect treat for any occasion.



Key points:

  • Creamy filling
  • Fluffy sponge cake
  • Homemade dessert
  • Tasty snack


Number of servings and serving size: Makes 6 rolls, serving size 1 roll


Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes preparation, 20 minutes cooking


Cuisines categories: Indian


List of Equipments:

  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Baking tray
  • Parchment paper
  • Rolling pin


List of ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream


Detailed Step-by-step directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, milk, eggs, and vanilla extract to make the sponge cake batter.
  3. Pour the batter onto the prepared baking tray and spread evenly. Bake for 15-20 minutes until the cake is cooked through.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the desiccated coconut, cream cheese, and heavy cream to make the filling.
  5. Once the sponge cake has cooled, spread the filling evenly over the cake.
  6. Roll up the cake tightly to form a log. Cut into 6 equal pieces to make the rolls.
  7. Serve and enjoy your delicious Malai Rolls!


Accurate nutrition information:

  • Calories per serving: 250
  • Protein: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 2g



  • Provides a sweet and creamy dessert option
  • Easy to make at home with simple ingredients
  • Can be customized with different filling options


Serving Tips:

  • Serve the Malai Rolls chilled for a refreshing treat
  • Garnish with a sprinkle of desiccated coconut on top


Tips and tricks of recipe:

  • Make sure to roll the cake tightly to prevent the filling from oozing out
  • Chill the rolls in the refrigerator before serving for a firmer texture


Variations of recipe:

  • Try different filling options such as fruit preserves or chocolate ganache
  • Add chopped nuts or dried fruit to the filling for extra texture


5 FAQs & answers based on people also search for:

Can I use store-bought sponge cake for this recipe?

Yes, you can use store-bought sponge cake if you prefer.


How long do Malai Rolls last in the refrigerator?

Malai Rolls can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


Can I freeze Malai Rolls?

Yes, you can freeze Malai Rolls for up to 1 month.


Can I use coconut cream instead of heavy cream?

Yes, you can use coconut cream as a substitute for heavy cream in the filling.


Can I skip the cream cheese in the filling?

Yes, you can omit the cream cheese and just use heavy cream for a lighter filling option.



Enjoy the delightful flavors of Malai Rolls with this easy and delicious recipe. Perfect for any occasion, these sweet coconut rolls with creamy filling are sure to be a hit with family and friends. Try out different variations and fillings to customize your Malai Rolls to suit your taste preferences.