Traditional Yule Log Recipe

 

Yule Log Recipe

Ingredients:
Cake
2 Eggs
75g / 3oz Sugar
75g / 3oz Flour or Self-Raising

Filling
Warmed Jam

Icing
200g / 8oz Chestnuts - peeled
75g / 3oz Sugar
4 Tablespoons Water
1 Tablespoon unsweetened Cocoa Powder.

Serves: 8

Instructions:
Grease a 12" by 8" baking tray and then line with baking parchment.
Preheat the oven to 400For 200C.
Mix eggs and sugar with an electric mixer until white, stiff and foamy.
Stir in sifted flour and combine thoroughly.
Pour batter on to baking tray and bake for 7-10 minutes.
Turn out straight away on to a piece of greaseproof paper, spread with warmed jam, and roll up firmly.
Tidy up the ends by cutting a small piece of each end.
Now for the icing place the chestnuts in a saucepan and boil until soft, about 7-10 minutes.
Boil the sugar and water together until a drop sets instantly in cold water.
Puree the chestnuts and the syrup together, and add the cocoa powder.
Tip mixture over the cake and rough up the back with a fork this will create the bark look.
Sprinkle with icing sugar to look like Snow.
Add holly if needed.

Yule Log Cooking Time:
Cooking time in oven 10 min.
Cooking time on hob 10 min.
Preparation time 10 min.

Yule Log Recipe

 

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