Chocolate and Mascarpone Yule Log

Chocolate and Mascarpone Yule Log

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 7 min
  • Waiting 2 h
  • Servings 12
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Ingredients

  • Cake

    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) baking powder
    • 1 oz (28 g) bittersweet chocolate, chopped
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) unsalted butter
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) cocoa powder
    • 4 eggs
    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) strong coffee sweetened with sugar
  • Marscarpone filling

    • 1 cup (250 ml) mascarpone cheese
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) icing sugar
    • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) 35% whipping cream
    • Icing sugar

Preparation

  • Cake

  • Marscarpone Cheese Filling

Note from Ricardo

Mascarpone is a cheese with a smooth texture reminiscent of firm whipped cream. Its taste is sweet and slightly sour. Used in Italian cuisine, it is mainly used in desserts such as tiramisu. If you can’t find mascarpone cheese, substitute with cream cheese.

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