RECIPES

CHRISTMAS CHOCOLATE LOG CAKE

INGREDIENTS

Chocolate Sponge Cake
Ingredient A

3 nos

Eggs

3 nos

Egg Yolks

150g

Sugar

1 tbsp

Vanilla Extract

Ingredient B

70g

Prima Cake Flour

12g

Cocoa Powder

Ingredient C 

4 nos

Egg White

30g

Icing Sugar

 Pastry Cream

200ml

Milk

2nos

Egg Yolks

50g

Sugar

18g

Corn Starch

25g

Butter

 Chocolate cream

300g

Dark Chocolate

75ml

Water

4 nos

Egg Yolks

30g

Sugar

4 nos

Egg White

60g

Sugar

200g

Heavy Cream

PROCEDURE

Chocolate Sponge Cake

  1. In a mixing bowl, whip Ingredient A until thick ribbon stage. Set aside egg mixture.
  2. Sift Ingredient B and fold it into the egg mixture. Set aside flour batter.
  3. In another mixing bowl, whip Ingredient C to medium soft peak. Whipped egg white is ready.
  4. Fold whipped egg white into the flour batter.
  5. Pour the batter into a lined baking tray and bake at 200oC for 10 – 13 minutes.
  6. Once baked, turn the sponge cake onto another baking sheet and roll up before it cools.

Pastry Cream

  1. Heat milk and ½ a portion of the sugar in a pot.
  2. Meanwhile, mix egg yolk, sugar and corn starch. Set aside egg yolk mixture.
  3. Bring the milk to a simmer and pour ½ of it into the egg yolk mixture. Then pour the mixture back into the pot and boil for another 2 minutes.
  4. Once the mixture thickens, pour it into a bowl and fold in butter.
  5. Unroll the sponge cake and apply the pastry cream. Roll up sponge cake.

Chocolate Cream

  1. Melt dark chocolate and water over a double boiler or microwave. Set aside melted chocolate.
  2. Whip egg yolk and 30g sugar until thick ribbon stage.
  3. Fold in melted chocolate. Set aside chocolate mixture.
  4. Beat egg white and 60g sugar until soft peak and fold into chocolate mixture. Set aside mixture.
  5. Whip heavy cream and fold into mixture.
  6. Decorate with chocolate cream as desired.