I've just made a very simple log cake with no extra frosting or any fancy decoration as time is so limited for me nowadays. As usual, I used the same swissroll recipe of 孟老师, it turn out spongy soft just as good as last year attempt of my x'mas log cake.
The log effect was made by the cocoa mixture then bake together with the sponge. With no extra frosting around the log, we don't feel so guilty of having a big slice. Lastly, wishing everyone have a wonderful Christmas and Happy 2012 !!
Brilliant! Love you work :)
Oh this is very nice Grace! Glad that you still have time to bake such a lovely log cake. :9 looks yummy! Sorry haven't got time to catch up, hope to see you soon, take care ok!
A simple yet a very creative piece of log cake. Happy motherhood!
very beautiful and indeed this would taste much better than those frosted one :)
Nice Log Cake, i would like to have a piece too! Haha...
Merry Christmas to u & family!
Very nice log cake. Great idea to design it at batter! You still have the creative juice even though you've not baked for a long time! It's in you! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you too!
Looks pretty even without the frosting! Merry Christmas to you!
Thank you Bee, I don't wish to miss making log cake every year, so have to catch some times to do it. Anyway, the cake don't have to be frosted so it saved me some time :) .
Thank you Happy Flour! Your are still very supportive to me!
Thanks Ellena for your nice words! You've a blessed new year!
Thanks 追食富迪 for dropping here! Try to make it by yourself, it's really simple. Happy x'mas to you!
Thank you Jane, your praising for me is always very generous! I miss you a lot! Happy x'mas to you and family too!
Thank you Small Small Baker for your lovely words, so great you still remember me. Have a blessed new year!
Hi, can i know how do you make the log cake effect? i would love to do this because i do not like to layer those thick frosting.This is so pretttyyy!
Lined a baking tray with baking paper. Mix together the following ingredients in a bowl:
25g butter, 20g icing sugar, egg whites 25g, plain flour 20g and cocoa powder 5g.
Spread the mixture on the lined baking tray then use a spoon to draw the log effect and place into the fridge while you preparing sponge cake mixture. Once the sponge cake batter is ready, pour it onto the baking tray and bake.
This is soooooo pretty!
Thank you Edith. Blessed Christmas to you!!
Beautiful! It's such a good idea, cut the calories a bit, LOL.
CNY coming soon too.
Wising you & your family a very Blessed & Merry Christmas!
beautiful cake.. ^^
Woah! What a pretty log cake. Hope you are well and wishing you and your family a happy new year. All the best for 2012.
What a fabulous job! I hope you enjoyed the holidays and that the new year brings good things your way. Have a great day. Blessings...Mary
This cake looks gorgeous, definitely going to try it soon (: I've nominated you an award, hope you'll like it! Take care!
I know you've been very busy. However, I have an award for you. Hope you can hop over to my blog to receive it! :)
This is so pretty!!
I wold like share an award with you. Please drop by my blog to claim it!! Cheers!!
Hey, Grace. It's been a long time since we last saw and spoke to each other. (I know we'd only met once. Lol.)
Been thinking about you and how you're doing. Very delighted to learn that you've got a new member in the family! The baby looks so adorable!
Happy motherhood to you! Congrats to you and your hubby, too.
Cool thing really liked it.
What is stronger than a mother's love? The smell of spring onions on your girl's breath. Corcoran
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