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French Buche De Noel

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  Egg yolks 4
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4
  Sifted cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Rum 2 Tablespoon
  Chocolate rum filling 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Beat egg yolks with electric mixer till thick and lemon-colored.
Gradually add the first 1/2 cup granulated sugar, beating constantly.
Stir in vanilla.
Wash beaters.
Beat egg whites till soft peaks form.
Gradually add the second 1/2 cup granulated sugar till stiff peaks form.
Fold in yolk mixture.
Sift together flour, baking powder, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; fold into egg mixture.
Spoon into greased and floured 15 1/2 X 10 1/2 X 1 inch baking pan.
Bake in 375°F oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
Promptly loosen edges; turn out onto towel sprinkled with powdered sugar.
Sprinkle cake with rum.
From long side roll cake and towel together; cool.
Unroll cake; spread with half the Chocolate-Rum Filling.
Diagonally cut 4-inch piece from roll.
Place cut edge of piece against longer roll on serving plate.
Frost with remaining Chocolate-Rum Filling; mark with tines of fork to resemble bark.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1521 Calories from Fat 194

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.3%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 753.6 mg251.2%

Sodium 564.4 mg23.5%

Total Carbohydrates 259 g86.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%

Sugars 130.8 g

Protein 34 g68.7%

Vitamin A 17.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 28.8% Iron 62.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Buche De Noel Recipe