Christmas Yule Log Recipe
Preparation 45 mins
Cooking 15 wins
160g semi-sweet chocolate, chopped and melted
50g warm water
5 egg whites
20g castor sugar
6 egg yolks
15g plain flour, sifted
180g non-dairy whipped topping
¾ tsp chocolate emulco
150g cooking chocolate
90g unsalted butter
90g whipping cream
Preheat microwave oven to 180°C.
Line a 10.5” x l 4.5” metal tray with parchment paper.
Mix melted chocolate with warm water.
In a mixing bowl, whisk egg whites until frothy, add sugar and continue to whisk until egg whites are almost stiff.
In another bowl, whisk egg yolks till thick and pale. Fold in melted chocolate and flour.
Lightly fold one-third of the egg whites into chocolate mixture until combined, then fold in remaining egg whites.
Pour batter into prepared metal tray. Bake at 180°C for 12 to 15 wins or till cake is cooked.
Whip ingredients in a mixer until thick.
Place chocolate and butter in a microwave safe bowl. Melt in microwave oven for 20 secs. Stir and repeat process till chocolate is melted.
Stir in the cream until combined. Refrigerate for 30 mins, stir at times, till mixture is firm and spreadable.
To assemble, spread cake with whipped topping and roll into a log. Diagonally cut into two. Spread icing on each log. Use fork to make log pattern on icing. Sift icing sugar on top of log to make ‘frost’.
Refrigerate and serve chilled.