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Yule Log Chocolate Roll Cake Recipe

Yule Log Chocolate Roll Cake Recipe
Looking for a chocolate roll cake? This simple Yule Log Chocolate Roll Cake Recipe is a great roll cake recipe that is perfect for the holidays and whenever you a great tasting dessert.

chocolate roll cake

Perfect for Christmas Yule Log Chocolate Roll Cake Recipe

Whether you are looking for a swiss cake roll recipe or a yule log cake, this is a great chocolate roll cake recipe. Many families have a Yule Log cake every year for Christmas and this is one of the best cakes you can make. Surprisingly easy to make, this chocolate cake is going to become a must have dessert.

Is this a Swiss Roll Cake

If you are wondering if this is a swiss roll cake or a yule log cake, the cakes are almost completely the same. The main difference in a swiss roll cake and a yule log cake is the way it is finished at the end. A swiss roll cake is a yule cake that wasn’t finished as fancy. Basically that means that a swiss roll cake is usually finished with a line layer of ganache is poured over the cake. The Yule log is finished when it is frosted with chocolate frosting to make it look like the bark of a log.

Can I Make this Chocolate Roll Cake and Freeze it For Later?

Making a cake and freezing it for later is a great idea. It is important to freeze it right away to keep so that it does not have a chance to dry out. It is easy to freeze the cake. If you are making this cake with the intention to freeze it, you can make the cake and then as soon as it is rolled, you can wrap it well with plastic wrap. The cake will be too long to put inside of a single freezer bag. You can put two freezer bags, one on each side, and then tape or wrap with plastic. When you thaw the cake later, you can make the frosting and frost the cake then. Another option is the frost the cake and then freeze it. This also works if you have cake that will go bad before it is all eaten. After the cake has been frosted, but it on a freezer safe plate or cookie sheet and put it in the freezer. The idea is to let the frosting freeze be wrapping it in plastic. Once frozen, wrap it in plastic or in freezer bags and then you can store it in the freezer. When you are ready to thaw the cake, remove the covering first so that it does not stick to the wrapper.

yule log chocolate roll cake

Variations of the roll cake recipe

Ther are many ways to change this roll cake recipe. You can make any flavor of cake that you like, and you can flavor the filling any way you like. Adding extracts to the filling will create different flavors with the same ingredients. As for the cake, you can use any cake mix you like. You can also change the flavor of the outer icing. Then decorate. Why not add sprinkles or other fun decorations to the cake. With this simple recipe, you can create many different types of roll cakes.

Ingredients for the yule log cake

For the Cake:

  • Almond flour
  • Psyllium husk powder
  • Cocoa powder
  • Erythritol
  • Baking powder
  • Eggs
  • unsalted butter
  • Sour cream
  • Vanilla
  • Coconut milk
  • Cream cheese
  • Liquid Stevia
  • Erythritol

How to make a chocolate roll cake recipe

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Place all of the dry ingredients for the cake into a mixing bowl, and combine well.

adding ingredients to the chocolate cake mix

Add the wet ingredients for the cake into the dry ingredients and mix until smooth and creamy.

Spread the cake batter out thinly on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

cake in pan

Bake for 12-15 minutes until cooked completely through.

Let the cake cool completely.

Mix together all of the ingredients for the filling until smooth and creamy.

make the filling

Once the cake has cooled completely, spread the filling out in an even layer over the surface.

chocolate roll cake

Using the parchment paper, slowly lift and roll the cake until it forms a log shape.

Place into the freezer to set for a few minutes.

Slice off a piece from each end to create a cleaner look.

Top with your favorite keto-friendly icing and serve.

rolled cake

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Yule Log Chocolate Roll Cake Recipe

Yule Log Chocolate Roll Cake Recipe


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  • Author: Laura
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Description

Looking for a chocolate roll cake? This simple Yule Log Chocolate Roll Cake Recipe is a great roll cake recipe that is perfect for the holidays and whenever you a great tasting dessert.


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Ingredients

For the Cake:

  • 1 c Almond flour
  • ¼ c Psyllium husk powder
  • ¼ c Cocoa powder
  • ¼ c Erythritol
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 3 Eggs
  • 4 tbsp Melted unsalted butter
  • ¼ c Sour cream
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • ¼ c Coconut milk

For the Filling:

  • 8 tbsp Butter softened
  • 8 oz Cream cheese softened
  • ¼ tsp Liquid Stevia
  • ¼ c. Erythritol
  • ¼ c. Sour Cream
  • 1 tsp Vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place all of the dry ingredients for the cake into a mixing bowl, and combine well.
  3. Add the wet ingredients for the cake into the dry ingredients and mix until smooth and creamy.
  4. Spread the cake batter out thinly on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes until cooked completely through.
  6. Let the cake cool completely.
  7. Mix together all of the ingredients for the filling until smooth and creamy.
  8. Once the cake has cooled completely, spread the filling out in an even layer over the surface.
  9. Using the parchment paper, slowly lift and roll the cake until it forms a log shape.
  10. Place into the freezer to set for a few minutes.
  11. Slice off a piece from each end to create a cleaner look.
  12. Top with your favorite keto-friendly icing and serve.

  • Category: dessert
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: american

Keywords: chocolate roll cake

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Yule Log Chocolate Roll Cake Recipe

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