St. Patrick's Swiss roll is celebrating crowd – pleasing, green, moist, tender and rich cake that goes well with a pint or two

St. Patrick's Swiss Roll

Course Dessert
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword St. Patrick's Swiss roll
Author 2pots2cook


  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 6 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 cup ground pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup sour cream, rich
  • 1 drop of green food color, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 175 C / 350 F.
  2. In a bowl, whip egg whites until firm.
  3. Add sugar and egg yolks, little by little.
  4. Add pumpkin seeds and fold carefully with spoon.
  5. Pour batter into a 12 x 12 inch sheet /jelly-roll pan covered with baking paper.
  6. Bake for approx 10 minutes.
  7. Take it out of the oven and roll instantly to make a roll cake.
  8. Let it cool.
  9. Unroll cold sponge cake and fill with sour cream. Roll up again and leave at fridge overnight.