A tree log cake
Viet Nam News
with junior sous chef Vũ Anh Đức from Sheraton Hanoi Hotel
The dessert is a must for cake connoiseurs, thanks to its popularity and easy method.
Ingredients: serves 10
To make the dough:
10g food colouring
To make the filling:
1kg butter cream
10g yellow orange peel
5ml orange wine
400g white chocolate
200g Valrhona chocolate
To make cake shell:
500g Valrhona chocolate
500ml whipped cream
50g glucozo sugar
- Blend eggs with sugar, carefully sprinkle the flour , then add food colouring and butter.
- Stir the mixture until soft and bake at 250oC for 5 mins.
- Separate butter cream in two, half is for the filling and the other half with Valrhona chocolate is for the shell.
- After baking, let the dish sit for 15 minutes , then add butter cream and roll.
- Add orange wine and crust with the chocolates Valrhona plus butter cream, lay flat and apply it outside the crust.
- Boil without water, 70% Valrhona chocolate, and then add whipped cream with glucose sugar, stir until smooth.
- Slice, decorate with chocolate with red and white stripes, sprinkle icing on top.
You can sample the dish at Sheraton Hanoi Hotel, K5 Nghi Tàm, 11 Xuân Diệu St, Tây Hồ Dist, Hà Nội. Tel: +(84)4 3719 9000. Website: sheraton.com/hanoi, sheratonhanoi.com.