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Chocolate Yule

Details

Time
2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
1 cake

If you've ever wondered how to make a chocolate yule log, don't worry. You just found the best yule log recipe ever. This fun holiday dessert blends CADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate with icing to create a delectable Christmas treat.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
1 hour
Bake Time
12 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour

Ingredients

  • granulated sugar or super-fine sugar for rolling
  • 6
    eggs
  • 1/3 cup
    granulated sugar or super-fine sugar
  • 1/4 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 Tbsps
  • 1 Tbsp
    hot water
  • 7 Tbsps
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup
    powdered sugar
  • one half (3.5 oz bar)
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Directions

Equipment Needed 
pan jelly-roll pan
oven Oven
paper Parchment Paper
bowl Bowl
mixer Mixer
measuring cups Measuring Cups
chef hat Sifter
wire rack Wire Rack
1

Heat oven to 400° F. Grease 15-1/2x10-1/2x 1-inch jelly-roll pan; line with parchment paper. Place large piece of parchment paper on counter top; sprinkle with granulated sugar.

2

Beat eggs and sugar together with electric mixer in large bowl until thick and creamy and spoon pulled through mixture leaves a trail (about 12 minutes). Sift flour and cocoa together; carefully fold into egg mixture along with 1 tablespoon hot water. Spread batter in prepared pan.

3

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Immediately invert cake onto prepared parchment paper.

4

Make a dent along one narrow edge about 1/2 inch in from edge. From this end, roll cake with the paper in the middle. Place on wire rack. Cool completely.

5

Beat butter and powdered sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in melted chocolate. Unroll cake; remove paper. Spread 1/3 cup of the frosting on cake; roll cake back up.

6

Cut off 2-inch portion of rolled cake; place to one side of log to form a branch. Frost entire cake with remaining frosting. Mark frosting with fork to look like a log. Decorate as desired.

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