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Douwe Egberts Coffee Yule Log For Christmas

Douwe Egberts Coffee Yule Log. Hello friends. Do you love to make a traditional chocolate log at Christmas? Fancy making one with a coffee twist? How about trying this Douwe Egberts Coffee Yule Log for Christmas this year?

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What is a Yule Log? A Yule log is a traditional cake that is made up around Christmas. The cake is made of sponge and made to look like part of a tree it is a form of sweet roulade. Sometimes covered in icing sugar, chocolate or a chocolate butter cream. Sometime the are decorated with holly, a snowman or a Christmas home. The icing sugar makes it look like snow. It also tastes delicious.

Douwe Egberts Coffee Yule Log

How To Make A Douwe Egberts Coffee Yule Log:

Serves 8-10

Prep time 15 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes

Ingredients:

175g dark plain chocolate 70% cocoa solids

150ml hot water with 2 tbsp Douwe Egberts Pure Gold coffee dissolved in the water

6 medium eggs, separated

175g golden caster sugar

For The Filling:

300ml double cream

2-3tsp caster sugar

1 tsp Douwe Egberts Pure Gold coffee dissolved in 3 tsp hot water

To Decorate:

A little-sifted icing sugar

A few holly leaves

A few fresh raspberries or soft seasonal fruit


Douwe Egberts Coffee Yule Log Method:

1.) Grease and line a 38 x 28 cm Swiss roll tin with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas 4.

2.) Melt the chocolate with the coffee water in a small heatproof dish over a pan of hot water. Stir until smooth.

3.) Whisk up the egg yolks and sugar together with an electric whisk until pale, thick and trebled in volume. Beat in the melted chocolate.

4.) In a grease free bowl whisk up the egg whites until they hold soft peaks. Stir in a third of the egg white into the chocolate mixture to loosen it. With a spatula gently fold in the egg white until everything is evenly mixed.

5.) Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until springy to the touch. Cover the cooked roulade with a clean damp cloth and leave until cold. Once cold cover with cling film and leave for 6 hours.

6.) Meanwhile, whisk the cream with the sugar and coffee until the cream just holds its shape. Don’t over whisk. Lightly dust a large sheet of parchment paper with sifted icing sugar. Remove the cling film and turn out on to the sugared paper.

7.) Trim the edges of the roulade and spoon and spread over the cream mixture and roll it up starting from the long side on. Use the sugared paper to help you. It will form cracks don’t worry. Decorate with raspberries if liked. Decorate with holly and serve in slices.

What do you think of this Douwe Egberts Coffee Yule Log? Fancy making one?

Douwe Egberts Coffee Yule Log

Recipe and photo credit by- Douwe Egberts

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6 responses to “Douwe Egberts Coffee Yule Log For Christmas”

  1. Judy Haughton-James says:

    Wow! This looks so delicious Clairejustine! My mom was just in my room and I showed it to her. She said "I would have a slice right now!" I hope your weekend is going great!

  2. Lakota [Faith Hope and Charity Shopping] says:

    Mmm, that looks GOOD!

  3. Thanks for the comments :)I'm looking forward to trying this one 🙂

  4. maman O says:

    Thanks for this cake!! Kisses Ornella

  5. Ruth says:

    This looks delicious. I would love to make one.

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