Chocolate Yule Log

Chocolate Yule Log

  • Preparation 45 min
  • Cooking 20 min
  • Cooling 9 h
  • Makes 8 to 10 servings
  • Freezes Yes
  • Nut-free
  • Vegetarian
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Ingredients

  • Chocolate Whipped Cream

    • 6 oz (170 g) milk chocolate, chopped (about 250 ml/1 cup)
    • 1 cup (250 ml) 35% cream
  • Cake

    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) cocoa powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) baking soda
    • 2 eggs, separated
    • 11/4 cups (310 ml) sugar
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) unsalted butter, softened
    • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) milk

Preparation

  • Chocolate Whipped Cream

  • Cake

  • Assembly

Note from Ricardo

You can prepare log the day before. Keep it in the refrigerator.

Sprinkled sugar helps the crackled effect that resembles the bark of a real log and prevents cake from sticking to paper once flipped.

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