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Yule Log Stuffed With White Chocolate Cream

Serves 4-6
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  • Ingredients

Steps

  • Preheat oven to 200C.
  • Grease a 25cm x 30cm swiss roll pan. Line base with baking paper, extending it 5cm over long sides of the pan.
  • Sift cocoa and half flour in a small bowl. Stir in grated dark chocolate. Sift remaining flour into another bowl. Stir in grated white chocolate.
  • Whisk eggs and sugar in heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water until thick and creamy. Divide mixture between 2 flour mixtures. Stir to combine. Add a tbsp. of boiling water into each to soften if required.
  • Spoon alternate spoonfuls of mixture over base of prepared pan. Swirl with a knife to reate a marbled effect.
  • Cook in oven for about 15 minutes or until firm.
  • Place damp tea towel on bench. Top with baking paper. Immediately turn cake onto paper. Remove lining paper.
  • Using a serrated knife trim short edges of the cake. Roll cake firmly from short side with baking paper inside. Cover with damp tea towel and cool.
  • Meanwhile, to make filling, place white chocolate in a small bowl. Heat 125ml of cream in small saucepan until hot. Pour cream over the chocolate. Stir until smooth.
  • Beat remaining cream in small bowl with electric mixer until firm peaks form. Fold quarter of whipped cream into white chocolate mixture to loosen. Fold in remaining cream.
  • Once cooled, unroll sponge, spreading with cream mixture. Roll up again, using paper as a guide.
  • To prepare the garnish make a dark chocolate ganache by heating the thickened cream in a small saucepan until hot. Pour cream over dark chocolate chips, stir until smooth. Add extra virgin olive oil and stir to combine.
  • Drizzle the chocolate ganache over the top of the Yule log, letting it dribble down the sides of the cake. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
  • To serve decorate with flaked chocolate and red berries.

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