Chocolate Yule Log

Chocolate Yule Log

Prep Time ~ 30 mins Cooking Time ~ 15 mins
Approx Cost ~£2.50 Difficulty ~ Moderate
Freeze ~ Yes Serves ~ 6-8

Tip ~ This log will freeze well. Cover with cling film. To defrost: at room temperature for about 3 - 4 hours.

Ingredients

Sponge:

3 eggs, large

3 ½ oz / 90g caster sugar

1oz / 25g Self raising flour

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

1 tablespoon butter, melted

Caster sugar for dredging

Filling:

2oz / 50g cocoa powder

1teaspoon / 5ml coffee essence

1lb / 450g icing sugar

8oz / 225g butter

Decoration:

Sieved icing sugar

12 x 8 x 1inch Swiss roll tin

Greaseproof paper

Method