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Chocolate Yule


2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
1 cake

If you've ever wondered how to make a chocolate yule log, don't worry. You just found the best yule log recipe ever. This fun holiday dessert blends CADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate with icing to create a delectable Christmas treat.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
1 hour
Bake Time
12 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour


  • granulated sugaror super-fine sugar for rolling
  • 6
  • 1/3 cup
    granulated sugaror super-fine sugar
  • 1/4 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 3-1/2 Tbsps
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 Tbsp
    hot water
  • 7 Tbsps
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup
    powdered sugar
  • one half (3.5 oz. bar)
    CADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate Bar, melted

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
pan jelly-roll pan
oven oven
paper parchment paper
bowl bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cup measuring cups
chef hat sifter
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 400° F. Grease 15-1/2x10-1/2x 1-inch jelly-roll pan; line with parchment paper. Place large piece of parchment paper on counter top; sprinkle with granulated sugar.


Beat eggs and sugar together with electric mixer in large bowl until thick and creamy and spoon pulled through mixture leaves a trail (about 12 minutes). Sift flour and cocoa together; carefully fold into egg mixture along with 1 tablespoon hot water. Spread batter in prepared pan.


Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Immediately invert cake onto prepared parchment paper.


Make a dent along one narrow edge about 1/2 inch in from edge. From this end, roll cake with the paper in the middle. Place on wire rack. Cool completely.


Beat butter and powdered sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in melted chocolate. Unroll cake; remove paper. Spread 1/3 cup of the frosting on cake; reroll.


Cut off 2-inch portion of rolled cake; place to one side of log to form a branch. Frost entire cake with remaining frosting. Mark frosting with fork to look like a log. Decorate as desired. Makes 12 servings.

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