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Christmas Yule Log

Submitted by: John Warwick
This recipe is in categories Baking, Party food,
About this recipe:
Difficulty: 1
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.

Ingredients
Yule Log:
• 50g (2oz) caster sugar
• 50g (2oz) plain flour
• 20g (1oz) cocoa
• 2 eggs

Filling:
• 50g (2oz) icing sugar
• 25g (1oz) margarine
• 150g (6oz) cooking chocolate

Making and cooking it
For a demonstration of how this is made, please view the powerpoint presentation attached