What to cook for the New Year: a log cake with cherries, a recipe with photos

cake log with cherryLog Cake is traditionally considered to be Christmas. It is prepared on the eve of the holiday and served to the table on Christmas night. This is a soft, delicate biscuit cake with two types of cream - creamy chocolate and butter-chocolate. It is easy to prepare, but attentiveness, accuracy and exact following of the recipe will be required. In the following version of the recipe there is an interesting addition - canned cherries that set off the sweet taste of Polen.

Delicious recipe - creamy log Cake with cherry

To prepare a delicious Christmas dessert, you do not need rare and expensive products.


  • eggs - 5 pcs.
  • granulated sugar - 100 g
  • wheat flour - 100 g

Cream, chocolate:

  • cream 33% - 350 ml
  • powdered sugar - 70 g
  • cocoa powder - 30 g

Cream oil and chocolate:

  • butter - 250 g
  • powdered sugar - 270 g
  • white chocolate - 150 g
  • cream (can be replaced with milk) - 3 tbsp. l.

Also for this cake we need canned pitted cherries.
canned cherry for cake

Stages of preparation

  1. For biscuit 4 eggs are divided into proteins and yolks. Sugar-filled yolks are mixed with a mixer. Then the remaining whole egg is placed there and beaten for another 3 minutes.
  2. Sifted through a sieve flour. Separately, fluffy whipped whites. To the mass prepared at the first stage, flour is added and mixed. After that, whipped proteins are laid out here, everything is mixed very carefully.
  3. Rectangular baking sheet lined with baking paper. This is laid out the resulting dough in a uniform layer. The baking tray is sent to the oven heated to 200 ° C for 12 minutes.
  4. The resulting biscuit cake is laid out on a wet towel and with it rolled up roll. This is necessary for the elasticity of the cake. After cooling roll can be unwrapped.
  5. For creamy chocolate cream, cream is whipped with a mixer with powdered sugar and cocoa. For butter chocolate - white chocolate must first be melted, then cooled to room temperature. Next, you need to beat it together with butter, milk, powdered sugar.The cream should get a homogeneous structure, smooth.
  6. Biscuit cake is spread with chocolate and creamy cream, cherry is laid on it. Now you can roll it up. The ends of the resulting roll are cut obliquely. Now it must be put in the refrigerator for 3 hours.
  7. The cake taken out from the fridge is coated with butter-chocolate cream on top. Cut pieces of "logs" are applied to the main cake, it will be knots. On butter cream with a fork make stripes - imitation of the bark. Before use, the cake should be infused in the refrigerator for at least 5 hours.

delicious cake log