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Christmas Yule Log

Submitted by John Warwick
This recipe is in categories Baking, Party food
About this recipe
Healthiness : (26 votes)
Difficulty:  1 out of 5 difficulty
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Number of servings: 1 Yule Log serves 6-10

Pupils from St Lukes School, Herts, show how to make a Christmas Yule Log.

The Yule Log is a traditional recipe. On Christmas Eve, families went into the woods to find and cut a great tree. The Yule tree had to burn throughout the twelve days of Christmas. Once cut, the log was dragged home. It was believed to bring good luck in the new year.
Yule Log:
• 50g (2oz) caster sugar
• 50g (2oz) plain flour
• 20g (1oz) cocoa
• 2 eggs

• 50g (2oz) icing sugar
• 25g (1oz) margarine
• 150g (6oz) cooking chocolate
  • Weighing Scales
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Sieve
  • Whisk
  • Baking Tray
  • Greaseproof Paper
Making and cooking it
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For a demonstration of how this is made, please view the powerpoint presentation attached
Related files
Microsoft Powerpoint presentation lukes_christmas_041.ppt Making a Christmas Yule Log

Christmas Yule Log - print view  Christmas Yule Log - print view

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Name: Estelle 8th December 2012
I'll be sure to try it out, thanks!
Name: Marcela 27th November 2012
I think I might just make a log this year, was going to make a large chocolate cake for my boys and an apircot loaf for me. I think they will get a log instead. I'm not too keen on sweet stuff so one piece of chocolate cake is my limit I let them eat the rest, also I hate buttercream yuck. I do like apircot loaf though as it is very fragrant and fruity
Name: Adam 24th December 2011
very tasty
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