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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6—8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Cooking for Christmas

Cooking for Christmas

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1978

  • About

You may prefer, like the French, to have a rich chocolate log at Christmas instead of Christmas cake (or have it as well). This one, made with ground hazelnuts instead of flour, is light and luscious.

Ingredients

  • 5 large (size 4) eggs - separated
  • 5 oz (125 g) caster sugar

Method

Heat the oven to Gas Mark 4/350°F/180°C. Lightly oil a large swiss roll tin measuring approximately 14 in. x 10 in. (35 cm