Holiday Yule Log

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Delight Your Family and Friends with a Holiday Yule Log this Season!  Watch the video here.

This recipe is a Hands-on-Cooking Video from The Shaman Chef. Learn to make all the favorites of my friends and fans. This is a once a year decadent treat.  Remember January 1, is coming soon. Better to enjoy now!

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Chocolate Yule Log

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees

Cake ingredients

12 large eggs separated

1 C sugar

1 C unsweetened Cocoa Powder

Method.

Grease jelly roll pan, flour and line with parchment paper

Extending up past edges of pan

Whip eggs yolks with sugar until light and thick-slowly add cocoa powder- blend till smooth

Whip egg whites just until firm-then fold into yolk mixture

Pour batter into jellyroll pan and bake for 22 minutes.  Do not over bake.

Let cool for 5 minutes

Turn onto to greased parchment paper and sprinkle with coco

Roll Lengthwise

When ready to frost, unroll and paint an even coat of rum simple syrup onto roll, spread an even coast of chocolate buttercream and reroll.

Frost the top.  You can get fancy and decorate at this point.  Serve at room temperature and watch out.

Simple Syrup

1/4 C sugar

1/4 C water

1/4 C dark rum

Combine  sugar and water and stir over heat to dissolve.  Bring to  a boil.  Remove from heat and cool.  Stir in rum

Recipe for the Rum Buttercream Frosting is here.  

 

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