Sugar-free Yule log

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Our thanks to our friends at SweetLife for this delicious recipe.
Image credit: www.bbc.com.

PREP TIME
30 mins
SERVES
Makes 1 Log
COOK TIME
15 mins
DIFFICULTY
Moderate
Ingredients

CAKE:

  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 180g Perfect Sweet Chocolate Bake Mix
  • 1 tsp baking powder (gluten-free)
  • ¼ cup cream
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tsp raw cacao or pure cocoa for dusting

FILLING:

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tsp Perfect Sweet xylitol (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp raw cacao or pure cocoa

FROSTING:

  • 200g unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup Perfect Sweet xylitol
  • ¼ cup raw cacao or pure cocoa
Method

CAKE:

1. Line baking tray with baking paper and grease with butter.
2. Beat butter with ¼ cup of Perfect Sweet Chocolate Bake Mix.
3. Stir in remainder of Perfect Sweet Chocolate Bake Mix and baking powder.
4. Add cream, vanilla extract and eggs. Beat well for 2 minutes.
5. Spread mixture on paper lined tray and bake for 15 minutes at 160°C.
6. Dust a fresh piece of baking paper with cacao/cocoa. Invert cake onto paper and roll up.
7. Set aside to cool.

FILLING:

1. Whip cream and just before soft peak stage, add Perfect Sweet xylitol, cacao/cocoa, and vanilla extract.
2. Unroll cooled cake and spread on cream filling.
3. Re-roll cake and set aside in cool place.

FROSTING:

1. Beat butter and Perfect Sweet xylitol until pale and creamy, beat in cacao/cocoa.
2. Cover log with frosting and mark to resemble tree bark.
3. Decorate with a sprig of holly or festive decoration.
4. Keep refrigerated until serving.

About Sweet Life
SweetLife® is Australia’s original and most recognised creator of sugar free products using nature’s finest sugar free alternative sweetness ingredient – xylitol.

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