Blue Pea and Pandan Swiss Rolls

Blue Pea Flavor

4 Egg yolks (I used 65g eggs)
35g corn oil
20g coconut milk
20g Concentrated Bluepea juice
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
70g Cake Flour

4 Egg Whites
70g Castor Sugar

Whipped non dairy cream for filling

Variation: replace 20g bluepea juice with pandan juice.


Preheat oven 160C. (Smeg oven, middle rack)

1. In a large mixing bowl, using a hand whisk, whisk together egg yolk, oil, bluepea juice, coconut milk and vanilla extract. Sift in flour and blend until smooth. Set aside.
2. Place egg white into the stand mixer bowl, beat until foamy before adding in sugar gradually and beat until firm and glossy.
3. Fold 1/3 of the meringue into the yolk mixture and mix until incorporated before adding another portion.
4. Pour the batter onto a lined and lightly greased baking tray (28cm square) Smooth the top with a spatula and rap the tray a few times on the worktop to remove bubbles and also even out the top.
5. Bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown and cake springs back when lightly pressed. Please adjust according to your oven time and temperature.
6. Once cooked, remove from oven and invert on another piece of grease proof parchment paper and peel off the paper lining. Roll the still warm cake together with a clean piece of grease proof parchment paper and allow to cool completely before unrolling the cake and apply your filling and re-roll up. Chill a couple of hours before slicing.


This pic has been edited as I love the stronger blue hue !


1 Comment »

  1. Susan said

    Hi Jeannie,
    Re your point no 4, do I grease the PAPER or the TRAY or both?
    When I turn my cake over, the paper has ripples /folds and this is transferred to the base of the sponge.
    When I peel the paper off, the sponge is NOT flat or smooth, like yours, but has ripples and folds on the sponge. Surface of base of sponge Is not flat or smooth.
    I prefer to use the BASE of the sponge as the outside of my Swiss roll.
    Hope you would be kind enough to help me resolve this problem.
    Thank you,


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