• Holiday Yule Log

    Posted on December 16, 2012 by in The Shaman Chef


    Delight Your Family and Friends with a Holiday Yule Log this Season!  Watch the video here.

    This recipe is a Hands-on-Cooking Video from The Shaman Chef. Learn to make all the favorites of my friends and fans. This is a once a year decadent treat.  Remember January 1, is coming soon. Better to enjoy now!

    Recipe for this an other fine foods can always be found on FB at The Shaman Chef

    Chocolate Yule Log

    Pre heat oven to 350 degrees

    Cake ingredients

    12 large eggs separated

    1 C sugar

    1 C unsweetened Cocoa Powder


    Grease jelly roll pan, flour and line with parchment paper

    Extending up past edges of pan

    Whip eggs yolks with sugar until light and thick-slowly add cocoa powder- blend till smooth

    Whip egg whites just until firm-then fold into yolk mixture

    Pour batter into jellyroll pan and bake for 22 minutes.  Do not over bake.

    Let cool for 5 minutes

    Turn onto to greased parchment paper and sprinkle with coco

    Roll Lengthwise

    When ready to frost, unroll and paint an even coat of rum simple syrup onto roll, spread an even coast of chocolate buttercream and reroll.

    Frost the top.  You can get fancy and decorate at this point.  Serve at room temperature and watch out.

    Simple Syrup

    1/4 C sugar

    1/4 C water

    1/4 C dark rum

    Combine  sugar and water and stir over heat to dissolve.  Bring to  a boil.  Remove from heat and cool.  Stir in rum

    Recipe for the Rum Buttercream Frosting is here.  


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