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Mocha Orange Buche De Noel

  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 Large, separated
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), divided
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Orange rind 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Orange 1 Teaspoon, extract
  Powdered sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Instant coffee granules 4 Teaspoon
  Milk 6 Tablespoon
  Powdered sugar 3 3⁄4 Cup (60 tbs), sifted
  Cocoa 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 6 Tablespoon, softened

Grease bottom and sides of a 15" x 10" jellyroll pan; line with wax paper; grease and flour wax paper.
Set aside.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt, stirring well.
Set aside.
Beat egg whites at high speed with an electric mixer until foamy.
Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar dissolves (2 to 4 minutes).
Set aside.
Beat egg yolks in a large mixing bowl at high speed, gradually adding 1/2 cup sugar; beat 5 minutes or until thick and pale.
Add water, orange rind, and flavorings; beat well.
Add flour mixture, and beat just until blended.
Fold in about one-third of egg white mixture.
Gently fold in remaining egg white mixture.
Spread batter evenly into prepared pan.
Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched.
Sift 3 tablespoons powdered sugar in a 15" x 10" rectangle on a cloth towel; set aside.
When cake is done, immediately loosen from sides of pan, and turn out onto sugared towel.
Peel off wax paper.
Starting at narrow end, roll up cake and towel together; cool completely on a wire rack, seam side down.
While cake cools, stir coffee granules into milk until coffee granules dissolve.
Combine 31/4 cups powdered sugar and cocoa in a large bowl, stirring well with a wire whisk.
Add coffee mixture and butter to sugar mixture; beat at medium speed until smooth.
Unroll cake and remove towel.
Spread cake with half of frosting; carefully reroll.
Cut a 1" thick diagonal slice from 1 end of cake roll.
Place cake roll on a serving plate, seam side down; position cut piece against side of cake roll to resemble a knot, using a little frosting to "glue" it in place.
Spread remaining frosting over cake and knot.
Score frosting with the tines of a fork to resemble tree bark.
Chill cake before serving if frosting is soft.
Garnish, if desired.

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Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4431 Calories from Fat 996

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 114 g174.8%

Saturated Fat 64 g320.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1048.4 mg349.5%

Sodium 1241 mg51.7%

Total Carbohydrates 849 g283.1%

Dietary Fiber 44.9 g179.7%

Sugars 656.3 g

Protein 68 g135.9%

Vitamin A 67.8% Vitamin C 37.8%

Calcium 82.7% Iron 154.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mocha Orange Buche De Noel Recipe