Chocolate Log Cake

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
30 mins
Cook
30 mins

This would give a chocolate love an orgasm if made with the right chocolate. I used Varlhona's 70% cocoa butter. Yummy.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Chocolate Sponge:
  2. Whisk eggs with sugar, at high speed, until the eggs have tripled in size and becames thick and airy.
  3. Fold in the flour and cocoa powder.
  4. Spread on a baking tray, with parchment paper.
  5. Bake in oven 200C for about 5 minutes.
  6. Ganache:.
  7. Boil the cream in saucepan. Pour the cream unto the chopped cooking chocolate, and stir slowly, until all the chocolate has melted and smooth.
  8. Cool in refrigerator.
  9. With a knife, trim the sides of the sponge to shape a rectangle or square. Sprinkle the sponge cake with some thin sugared syrup to keep the cake moist. Spread a thin layer of ganache of the sponge, leaving half an inch on the wide side to roll the cake.
  10. Roll tightly using a parchment paper to aid you. Cover the log with ganache, and top with chocolate dipped cherries.