Also called “hole of Noël“, The log of Christmas it is a Christmas dessert particularly popular in Northern European countries and considered a classic of French pastry making and now much loved in Italy too. An ever-present and constantly evolving dessert. Delicious and refined, it always welcomes new tastes thanks to the various fillings that make it a convivial dessert, so much so that it can be appreciated and enjoyed with friends and relatives in a joyful festive atmosphere. The Yule log is an easy recipe, but the preparation requires delicacy and precision. I am ready to reveal the original recipe and some fundamental secrets for the success of a Yule log with ai jam berries and dark chocolate ganache. A sweet surprise for your guests!
The recipe for the Christmas log
For the base
For the chocolate ganache for the filling
For the chocolate ganache for decoration
- 200 g of fresh liquid cream
- 300 g of dark chocolate
For the base
- Separate the yolks from the whites and place them in two separate containers. Using an electric whisk, whip the egg whites until stiff.
- In the same way, whip the egg yolks with 160 g of sugar, poured in small doses. We will use the remaining part at the end of cooking.
- Using a spatula, incorporate the egg whites into the mixture, making movements from top to bottom, which are essential to avoid breaking down the dough. Add the sifted flour and mix slowly.