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Chocolate Christmas Trunk

20 mins
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The Christmas trunk with chocolate is a traditional dessert for the Christmas festivities. It's a delicious sponge with a creamy filling, covered in delicious chocolate. The trunk with chocolate is a very tasty dessert that will make you look great at Christmas parties.
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8 portions
  • 4 eggs, (for the cake)
  • 1 cup sugar, (for the cake)
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, (for the cake)
  • 1 teaspoon liquid vanilla, (for the cake)
  • 1 cup flour, (for the cake)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted, for the sponge cake
  • 250 grams bitter chocolate, (for the chocolate sauce)
  • 1 cup butter, (for the chocolate sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons milk, (for the chocolate sauce)
  • 1/2 tablespoons liquid vanilla, (for the chocolate sauce)
  • 1/4 cups brown sugar, (for the chocolate sauce)
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • to taste Fresh mint
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • to taste red cherry


Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
Beat the eggs with the sugar until they double in volume, about 5 minutes. Add the vanilla and powders little by little. Add the melted butter in the form of thread without stopping.
Spread in a tray with waxed paper or silicone mat and bake 12 minutes. Turn over hot on waxed paper with sugar and put a damp cloth on top, cool completely.
For the cover, in a pot heat the butter with the chocolate and mix until melted.
Add sugar, vanilla and milk, mix until integrated. Pour into a bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Beat the cream to beat until firm peaks and refrigerate 30 minutes.
Sprinkle icing on waxed paper and flip the cake, remove the waxed paper and spread a light layer of the chocolate sauce; on this spreads the whipped cream; Roll the sponge with the waxed paper and make it as tight as possible.
Spread the rest of the chocolate sauce on a roll and with the help of a fork form the marks of a log and let it cool in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Decorate with cherries, mint and a little sifted glass sugar.


Serve the dessert on a rectangular white plate.


To smooth the chocolate coating, wet the spatula a little and smooth the edges.

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Ratings (4)
Beatriz Camacho
19/05/2020 17:58:30
Esta receta no es correcta y claro que el resultado es pésimo Doy una estrella por que hay que calificar, pero no merece ni una
Jose Martí
20/12/2017 11:34:30
Receta totalmente errónea, fue un desperdicio de productos. Muy mal. Si pudiera no le doy ni una estrella, pero para enviar mi opinión tengo que valorar.
Vanessa Hoffman
20/11/2017 22:06:23
Verock Hds Skull
23/12/2015 11:47:25
duda sobre receta hola no necesita polvo para hornear??

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