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Christmas Chocolate Roll Cake – Swiss Roll Cake

Elevate Your Holidays with Our Exquisite Christmas Chocolate Roll Cake

The holiday season is synonymous with warmth, joy, and the delectable aroma of festive treats wafting through the air. This Christmas, we invite you to embark on a culinary journey that transcends tradition—introducing our indulgent Christmas Chocolate Roll Cake, a divine creation that promises to be the pièce de résistance of your holiday celebrations.

Unveiling the Culinary Symphony: Ingredients for Perfection

Dry Components:

  • ¾ cup cake flour
  • ¼ cup dark cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup white sugar for egg yolk mixture
  • ⅓ cup white sugar for egg white meringue

Wet Components:

  • 2 teaspoons corn syrup
  • 6 large eggs, whites and yolks separated
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • ⅓ cup avocado oil

Filling (Choose One):

  1. Cream Cheese Filling:
    • 8 oz softened cream cheese
    • 1½ cups powdered sugar
    • ½ cup butter
    • 1 Tablespoon milk
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  2. Whipped Cream Filling:
    • 1¼ cup heavy whipping cream
    • ¼ cup granulated sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Chocolate Ganache:

  • 4 oz bittersweet chocolate bar (60% cacao)
  • ½ cup plus 1.5 Tablespoons heavy cream

Crafting the Culinary Masterpiece: Step-by-Step Guide

Preheat Oven: Set it to 350 degrees F.

Egg Yolk Mixture:

  1. Combine egg yolks, ½ cup sugar, salt, corn syrup, vanilla, and water in a medium bowl.
  2. Place the bowl in warm water, beat until pale yellow with ribbons, then set aside.

Egg White Meringue:

  1. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  2. Gradually add ⅓ cup sugar in three parts, beating each time until incorporated. Continue beating until stiff peaks form.

Roll Cake Batter:

  1. Add half of the egg white meringue to the yolk mixture, gently folding until mostly mixed.
  2. Sift flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder together, adding in three parts and folding gently each time.
  3. Warm oil in a small bowl, mix ¼ cup batter with warm oil, then fold back into the combined batter.
  4. Add the entire batter to the remaining egg white meringue, fold gently.

Baking & Filling:

  1. Pour batter into a parchment-lined pan, tap the pan twice to eliminate air bubbles, and bake for 15 – 18 minutes.
  2. Invert the pan onto a damp kitchen cloth, remove parchment paper, and roll up the cake. You can use the parchment paper from baking.

Filling (Choose One):

  • Whipped Cream Filling:
    • Beat cream, sugar, and vanilla until stiff peaks form.
  • Cream Cheese Filling:
    • Combine softened cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla until smooth and creamy.

Ganache Glazing:

  1. Break up chocolate, microwave with heavy cream in 20-second intervals until melted. Stir to form a smooth ganache.
  2. Place the roll cake on a wire rack over a baking sheet, drizzle ganache over it. Allow to set before serving.

A Gastronomic Delight for Your Festive Table

Our Christmas Chocolate Roll Cake isn’t just a dessert; it’s a masterpiece crafted with precision and passion. The fusion of rich cocoa, velvety fillings, and the decadent touch of chocolate ganache creates a symphony of flavors that dances on your palate. Whether you choose the luscious Cream Cheese Filling or the airy Whipped Cream Filling, every bite is an experience worth savoring.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 474kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 44g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Fat: 31g
  • Saturated Fat: 18g
  • Cholesterol: 180mg
  • Sodium: 216mg
  • Potassium: 156mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 36g
  • Vitamin A: 1069IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
  • Calcium: 69mg
  • Iron: 1mg

Unleashing the Sweet Sensation

As you prepare to embark on your culinary adventure with our Christmas Chocolate Roll Cake, anticipate not just a dessert but a celebration of flavors that will leave your guests enchanted. This holiday season, elevate your gatherings with the finest in confectionery artistry. To explore more delightful recipes and insights into enhancing your festive table, visit The Insider’s Views. Indulge in excellence, savor the season!

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age. After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences. When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world. Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?