Chocolate log with hazelnut pastry cream

I am keeping the tradition of making a log cake again this christmas! I couldn't find chestnut puree, so I decided to fill a chocolate log cake with hazel pastry cream instead. Hazelnut goes really well with chocolate. Ingredients Chocolate sponge 6 large eggs, separated 150g soft brown sugar 50g cocoa powder ¼ tsp salt … Continue reading Chocolate log with hazelnut pastry cream

Matcha log cake

I modified this from NasiLemakLover's blog (link below). The sponge cake is the same and I only changed the cream. * make one 11" x 14" (approximate) roll Ingredients 26g unsalted butter, melted 84g egg yolk (5 medium egg yolks) 26g caster sugar 10g matcha powder 126g egg white (4 medium egg whites) 80g caster sugar … Continue reading Matcha log cake

Mince pies

Ingredients (makes 24) For the pastry 450g plain flour 300g butter, softened 150 caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling 1 medium free-range egg Jar of mincemeat (800g for 24) Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. To make the sweet pastry, rub the flour, butter, sugar and egg together with a splash of cold water until it just comes … Continue reading Mince pies