Saturday, March 8, 2014

Sponge Cake Roll with Jello Flavored Cream Cheese Filling

For some reason I always find myself drawn to Lime Jello around St. Patrick's Day and this year was no different. For this Sponge Cake Roll with Jello Flavored Cream Cheese Filling I used my G-Mom-B's standard jelly roll cake but had some fun with the filling... I started with cream cheese but instead of adding powdered sugar, I used Lime Jello. It added a subtle lime flavor and this light green tint, and since we all know St. Patrick's Day is anything but a subtle holiday, feel free to add more food coloring:@)
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I cut a shamrock shape out of thin posterboard with an exacto knife to use as a stencil for the green sugar shamrocks on top. Full disclosure: I did find the filling a little grainy, but still tasty.

Sponge Cake Roll with Jello Flavored Cream Cheese Filling
4 eggs
1 C sugar-I cut back a bit
3 Tblsp cold water
1 tsp vanilla
1 C flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt-I don't use this

~Beat the eggs, add sugar, mix until light colored, mix in the water and vanilla.
~Sift the flour and baking powder, add it to the wet and mix well.
~Line a jelly roll pan with wax paper. Pour batter into pan.
~Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes.
~Remove from oven and roll up (see my jelly roll tutorial HERE). Let cool completely.

8 oz cream cheese at room temp
(1) 3oz package of Lime Jello

Optional-1/2 tsp lemon or lime extract
Optional-a little more powdered sugar to taste
Optional-additional green food coloring

(Note: I did not add any optional items)
~Beat cream cheese, Jello, and any optional items until light and fluffy.

~Unroll cake, trim outer edges if desired, slather with filling, re-roll cake, refrigerate... eat.

No one ever got pinched serving cake!
Have a happy day:@)


  1. i am SO glad i don't live near you! i'd be 'popping in' just see what's cooking. or baking. :)

  2. The perfect St. Patrick's Day treat, Lynn!



  3. Other than being yummy, it's so darn cute! Perfect for St Patty's day.

  4. Wonderful recipe. Love the green cream!

    Mersad Donko Photography

  5. This looks awesome...I hate getting pinched so I wear GREEN ......AND....serve cake...:)

  6. Lynn, you are so talented my friend!! I LOVE this!! I took a cooking class several years ago, and we did a cake roll. I thought it was a little tricky, and it's the only one I've ever done. I think if I practiced, I'd be more comfortable with it. This is so pretty and I know it's tasty -- the perfect thing for St. Paddy's Day. Thanks for sharing with us and have a great day. :)


    Denise at Forest Manor

  7. So creative! I want a slice right now, xo

  8. I think it is just perfect for St. Pat's day and delicious too.

  9. Now if that's not the prettiest cake for St. Paddy's Day, I don't know what is!! I love the subbing of lime jello for the powered sugar, Lynn. My favorite part of the cake is the pretty stenciled design on top... simple and beautiful.

  10. How fun for St. Patty's Day and so pretty too. You are so talented to be able to cut out the shamrock with your exacto knife.

  11. Cute, pretty and oh so exacto knife clever! What a great idea!

  12. I LOVE your St. Paddy's Day cake roll Lynn! Your stenciled shamrocks would make leprechauns of all sizes happy :)

  13. Perfect St. Paddy's Day cake! I need to try your mom's recipe, too!

  14. This looks great! Love the stencil on the top!

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