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Yule Log

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This traditional yule log recipe is filled with cream cheese and decorated with whipped cream and raspberries.


  • 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 1/4 c. cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 4 egg yolk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • Yule Log Filling
    • 1 pkg. cream cheese softened (8 oz)
    • 1/2 c. granulated sugar
    • 1 pkg. whipped topping thawed
    • 2 tbsp. Clabber Girl Cornstarch
    • 1 dash salt
    • 1/2 c. cocoa powder
  • raspberries for garnish
  • whipping cream for garnish


Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease and flour a 15 x 10-inch pan; set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine flour, Clabber Girl Baking Powder, cocoa and salt. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks and vanilla until thick and lemon colored; whisk in the 1/3 cup of sugar. In a small bowl, beat egg whites to soft peaks and add 1/2 cup of sugar gradually, beating well after each addition. Beat to form stiff peaks; fold in egg yolk and flour mixtures.

Pour into prepared pan and bake at 375 F for 12 to 15 minutes, or until cake springs back when touched gently. Immediately remove from pan and roll into kitchen towel sprinkled with powdered sugar. Let cool. Meanwhile, prepare filling. In a medium bowl, whip together the cream cheese and sugar. Add whipped topping and mix well. Add cornstarch, cocoa and salt; whip until combined, about one minute. Unroll cake and spread with filling mixture. Carefully roll up again, gently pressing just enough to roll without thinning the filling out.

Chill for 2 hours and serve with raspberries and whipped cream to garnish.