FoodHoliday Delight: Master This Stunning Cake for Your Next Festivity

Holiday Delight: Master This Stunning Cake for Your Next Festivity

Just by looking at it, you can get hungry immediately.
Just by looking at it, you can get hungry immediately.
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12:34 PM EDT, March 18, 2024

If you're on the lookout for holiday treats to delight your guests in the upcoming festivities, look no further. I'm about to introduce you to a tasty cake that's not only a feast for the taste buds but also a feast for the eyes.

So, there's a lot to get excited about. Don't wait any longer to dive into the recipe below. This cake is unlike any you've seen before - a true perfect score in every aspect!

Ingredients:

Sponge cake:

  • 6 eggs,
  • 1 cup of sugar,
  • 1 cup of cake flour,
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder,
  • 3 teaspoons of cocoa,
  • about 1.8 oz of finely chopped dark chocolate.

Creamy filling:

  • about 10.1 fl oz of 36% cream,
  • 4 tablespoons of powdered sugar.

Extra touches:

  • 2 bars of dark chocolate, melted,
  • about 1.8 oz of hazelnuts, for sprinkling.

Preparation:

First, I beat the whites, then I add sugar and yolks.
First, I beat the whites, then I add sugar and yolks.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 1. Begin by preparing the sponge cake. Separate the egg whites from the yolks, beating the whites until stiff. Gradually incorporate the sugar and yolks into the beaten whites.

In the sponge cake, there will be no shortage of a chocolate note.
In the sponge cake, there will be no shortage of a chocolate note.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 2. Sift the cake flour, baking powder, cocoa, and add the finely chopped dark chocolate to the egg mixture.

Time for a short visit to the oven
Time for a short visit to the oven© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 3. Pour the mixture into a baking pan and bake in a preheated oven at 347 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes.

I roll the sponge cake into a roulade and set it aside to cool.
I roll the sponge cake into a roulade and set it aside to cool.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 4. Once warm, sprinkle both sides of the sponge cake with powdered sugar, then roll it into a roll using a kitchen towel. Allow it to cool completely.

Time for cream
Time for cream© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 5. Meanwhile, prepare the cream for the roll by whipping the chilled cream with powdered sugar.

The roulade with cream needs to be chilled further.
The roulade with cream needs to be chilled further.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 6. Trim the edges of the cooled sponge cake, spread the cream evenly over the surface, roll the cake back into a roll, wrap it in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Finger-licking good!
Finger-licking good!© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 7. After chilling, decorate the cake with chocolate topping and chopped hazelnuts. Ready to enjoy!

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