A "Yule log" (or bûche de Noël French pronunciation is a traditional dessert served near Christmas, especially in Belgium, France, Switzerland, Quebec and several former French colonies. Made of sponge cake to resemble a miniature actual Yule log, it is a form of sweet roulade.
Eggs : 3
All purpose flour/maida : 1/3 cup/40 grams
Cocoa powder : 1/4 cup
Sugar : 1/2 cup/100 grams
Baking powder : 1/2 tea spoon
Vanilla essence : 1 tea spoon
Chocolate buttercream : 500 grams or as needed (recipe here)
Cherries for garnishing
Line baking tray with parchment paper and keep aside.(I used my baking tray which came with my otg)
Now take eggs in a dry bowl and beat it for 1 minute,then add sugar and beat it for 5 minutes.
Now add vanilla essence and beat it for few seconds.
Now take all dry ingredients in a seive and sift into egg mixture and mix it very gently in cut and fold method.
Now pour this batter into baking tray and spread it evenly.
Preheat oven in 180 degrees Celsius and bake it for 12 minutes or until it's done.
Now invert this baked hot cake on parchment paper and roll it gently and let it cool completely.
Meanwhile prepare your Chocolate buttercream frosting.
Now take cooled cake and spread it , and remove parchment paper gently.
Now put. Big dollop of buttercream and spread it evenly.
Now roll the cake gently and cut a piece of cake to give a log shape.
Now apply buttercream all over the cake and attach piece of cake on its side as shown in the pic.
Now apply buttercream all over the cake and draw lines with fork to give it a log shape.
That's it, decorate with glazed cherries and enjoy!!!!
|Take eggs in a bowl|
|Whisk it for 1 minute|
|Beat it for 5 minutes|
|Now add vanilla essence and beat it for few seconds|
|Now take flour, baking powder and cocoa powder in a seive|
|Sift them into egg mixture|
|Mix it gently|
|Now our cake batter is ready|
|Line baking tray with parchment paper|
|Pour this into it|
|Spread it evenly|
|Take parchment paper|
|Invert hot cake on it|
|Gently remove parchment paper|
|Let it cool completely|
|Meanwhile prepare your buttercream (recipe here)|
|Now put a dollop of buttercream|
|Spread it evenly|
|Roll it gently|
|Cut a piece of cake like this|
|Apply buttercream well|
|Attach the another piece of cake|
|Apply buttercream all over the cake|
|Draw lines with fork to give log effect|
|Now it's done|
|Garnish with glazed cherries|