Complete your party table with this gorgeous retro pud.
3 medium eggs, separated
1 tsp Dr. Oetker Select Vanilla Extract
40g plain flour
20g cocoa powder
55g ground almonds
½ tsp Dr. Oetker Baking Powder
1-2 tbsp your favourite liqueur or orange juice
Dr. Oetker Chocolate Stars, to decorate
For the filling:
200ml double cream
1 tbsp icing sugar
For the Topping:
400ml double cream
3 tbsp cocoa, sifted
2 tbsp icing sugar
1. Heat the oven to Mark 6/200°C. Whisk together the egg yolks, sugar and vanilla extract until pale. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff.
2. Mix together the flour, cocoa, ground almonds and baking powder. Fold in the egg yolk mixture along with the egg whites until combined. Spread into a 21x31cm lined Swill roll tin. Bake for 10 mins.
3. Cool in the tin for 10-15 mins, then carefully turn out onto fresh baking paper, drizzle with alcohol or orange juice and gently roll using the paper to help you. Leave tolled until ready to fill.
4. Whip the cream for the filling with the icing sugar, then unroll the sponge, fill and re-roll. Whip the topping ingredients together and spread all over the log. Decorate with the chocolate stars.
Cooks tip: To save time use a good quality bought Swiss roll and decorate using step 4.