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Yule Log

By Cooking With Drew (GoodFood Community)
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A Classic Christmas Sweet Treat Check out the video for this recipe here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DYYI7khVvs DISCLAIMER: THIS RECIPE IS AN EDITED VERSION OF ONE FOUND ON THE SILVER SPOON WEBSITE: https://www.silverspoon.co.uk/chocolate-yule-log
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Ingredients

Sponge

  • 125g Caster Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 100g Self Raising Flour
  • 25g Cocoa Powder

Filling/ Coating

  • 125g Caster Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 100g Self Raising Flour
  • 25g Cocoa Powder
  • 150g Dark Chocolate (Melted)
  • 500g Icing Sugar plus more icing sugar for dusting
  • 250g Butter Unsalted
  • 1tbsp Milk

Method

  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 180˚C (fan 160°C, gas mark 6). Grease and line a swiss roll tin with baking paper.
  • STEP 2
    Using a stand or hand mixer whisk the caster sugar and eggs in a large bowl until pale and light.
  • STEP 3
    Sift together the flour and cocoa powder and gently fold into the egg mixture using a metal spoon. Pour into the prepared tin, tilting it so that it covers the whole surface.
  • STEP 4
    Bake for 8-10 minutes until firm yet springy to the touch. Dust a large sheet of paper with caster sugar and then turn the sponge onto it. Trim off the edges. Make a dent 1cm from the edge and tightly roll up the sponge and leave to cool.
  • STEP 5
    Using a HAND MIXER mix together the icing sugar and butter, then add the melted chocolate and milk then beat until smooth.
  • STEP 6
    Unroll the sponge, fill generously with the filling
  • STEP 7
    Roll the sponge back up then cover the outside with the filling.
  • STEP 8
    Run a fork along the outside to create a yule log effect
  • STEP 9
    Garnish with icing sugar then serve
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