Christmas Chocolate Log Cake


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
2 nos 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


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.
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