RECIPE: yule logs

gardengardengardengaDecember 22, 2004

anyone have a good recipe? DSs 4 and 6 yo want to make these tomorrow

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This is the Yule Log that I have been making for over 25 years.


Home Cookin 4.9 Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault's Table

Christmas Yule Log
3 egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
1 Tablespoon all purpose flour
1 teaspoon cocoa powder
3 egg whites

Chocolate Butter Cream

1 pound butter (unsalted)
1 1/2 cups sugar
4 egg whites
1/2 cups melted chocolate
. Cake

heat oven to 400°F

Line jellyroll pan with parchment paper

Beat egg yolks with 1/4 cup sugar. Add flour and cocoa powder. Beat until
smooth. Beat egg whites with 1/4 sugar until stiff. Gently combine whites
into yolk mixture. Spread evenly on parchment paper. Bake at 400°F for 15
mintues. Tip cake out on to teatowel sprinkled with icing sugar. Remove

Roll up.

Chocolate butter Cream

Warm egg whites and sugar over low heat. When sugar has dissolved whisk
until stiff. Add butter and mix until creamy. Add melted chocolate to
butter cream.

Unroll cake and spread 1/3 chocolate cream over cake. Roll Up. Cut one
slice off end on an angle. Place on top of log and Spread remaining butter
cream over cake. Decorate with shaved chocolate. top.

    Bookmark   December 23, 2004 at 9:16AM
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dear Ann, thank you so kindly. I made one just prior to your post, but will be celebrating a belated 3 kings day next weekend and plan on making your recipe for the occassion. It sounds wonderful! Thanks again

    Bookmark   January 8, 2005 at 10:14PM
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