Desserts

Vanilla butter cream and red berry log


Here is an excellent yule log with vanilla butter cream and red fruits, as delicious as it is easy to make.

Ingredients for 4 persons

For the sponge cake:

  • 3 egg whites
  • 75 g sugar
  • 75 g flour

For the strawberry syrup:

  • 10 cl of water
  • 100 g sugar
  • 80 g strawberries
  • 150 g of red fruits (blueberries, currants, strawberries, raspberries)

For the vanilla buttercream:

  • 350 g unsalted butter
  • 10 cl of water
  • 6 egg whites
  • 135g sugar

For the sponge cake:

Preheat the oven to 170 ° C (th. 5/6).

  1. With a mixer, beat the egg whites with the sugar until the mixture doubles in volume.
  2. Add the sifted flour, mix gently.

Place a sheet of baking paper on an oven dish,

  1. Spread out the sponge cake with a spatula over 1 to 2 cm.
  2. Bake and cook for 15 minutes. Let cool.

For the strawberry syrup:

In a pot,

  1. Combine the water and sugar, boil.
  2. Let cool.
  • Wash and hull strawberries. Mix them and pass them through a sieve to eliminate the seeds.
  • Combine syrup and strawberries. Reserve.

For the vanilla buttercream:

In a pot,

  1. Combine the water and sugar. Heat to 118 ° C with the seeds of the vanilla bean previously scraped with the tip of a knife.

In a drummer,

  1. Add the egg whites, beat them while pouring in the syrup until the mixture sticks to the branches of the whisk.
  2. Add the softened butter to the cooled meringue.
  • Wash the red fruits, hull them if necessary.

On a work plan,

  1. Place the sponge cake soaked in syrup, cut a rectangle.
  2. Using a spatula, thinly spread a layer of vanilla buttercream.
  3. Divide ¾ of the fruit and roll up.
  4. Mask the log with the vanilla buttercream.
  5. Chill for at least 2 hours.

Garnish with the rest of the red fruits and enjoy.

Recipe: N. Le Moal, Photo: A. Beauvais - F. Hamel

Video: The Making of a Yule Log (October 2020).