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Buche De Noel (Jelly Roll/Yule Log)

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“Delicious French log shaped cake. Great for the holidays!”
1 cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 375.
  2. Line jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1 inch, with aluminum foil or waxed paper; grease generously.
  3. beat eggs in small mixer bowl on high speed until very thick and lemon color, about 5 minutes.
  4. Pour eggs into large mixer bowl.
  5. Beat in granulated sugar gradually.
  6. Beat in water and vanilla on low speed.
  7. Add flour, baking powder and salt gradually, beating just until batter is smooth.
  8. Pour into pan.
  9. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 12-15 minutes.
  10. Immediately loosen cake from edges of pan.
  11. Invert on towel sprinkled generously with powdered sugar.
  12. Carefully remove foil/waxed paper; trim off stiff edges if necessary.
  13. While hot, carefully roll cake and towel from narrow end.
  14. Cool on wire rack for at least 30 minutes.
  15. Unroll cake; remove towel.
  16. Beat jelly slightly with fork to soften; spread over cake.
  17. Roll up.
  18. Sprinkle with powdered sugar or cover with frosting.

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