Recipes Festive chocolate roll


Recipes Festive chocolate roll

Recipes Festive chocolate roll

  1. 150 gary the gadget guy flour
  2. 190 g sugar
  3. 5 egg cell yolks
  4. 4 egg whites
  5. 1 tbsp vanilla sugar
  6. 100 g butter
  7. 350 g chestnut puré
  8. 2 tbsp rum or brandy
  9. 2 tbsp cocoa natural powder
  10. 300 g plain chocolate (melted)
  11. pinch salt
  12. one hundred g icing sugar

Recipes Festive chocolate roll

  1. Beat 4 of the egg yolks with 150g sugar until you get a smooth mixture

  2. Melt 50g of the butter and add to the mixture along with the vanilla sugar

  3. Beat the egg whites until stiff and then add to the mixture with a crunch of salt

  4. Pour the mixture into a rectangular baking tin lined with lightly buttered grease proof paper

  5. Cook in a pre-heated oven (220 degrees) for 10 minutes

  6. Remove from the oven and place on a clean green tea towel carefully removing the sponge from the baking tray and removing the grease proof paper slowly

  7. Form a roll with the sponge and once it has cooled sufficiently place in the fridge for an hour

  8. Prepare the filling using 1 egg yolk, 50g of butter, the chestnut puré, the rum (or brandy), the cocoa powder and the rest of the sugar – mix everything together until it forms a smooth paste

  9. Remove the sponge from your fridge and unfold cautiously then smooth over the paste and form into a roll again before placing in the fridge for any further hour

  10. Slowly melt the chocolate in a bowl suspended over simmering water in a pan (make sure the bowl isn´t touching the water) then once it has cooled a little remove the roll from the fridgerr and pour the chocolate over the roll – return to the fridge for at least an hour before serving

  11. Tips: You can make vanilla sugar by placing a vanilla pod inside a jar with sugar and leaving it for 24 hours (or longer) alternatively you could use sugar with a couple of drops of vanilla essence.