Chocolate Roll

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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
2 h.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
1
For the batter
6
75 grams
2 teaspoons
grated Lemon peel
4
80 grams
For the filling
250 grams
250 grams
125 grams
2 centiliters
For the garnish

Preparation steps

1.

For the batter: Beat yolks, 1 tablespoon sugar and lemon zest until fluffy.

2.

Beat egg whites with remaining sugar until stiff and fold into egg yolk mixture, then fold in flour.

3.

Spread batter on a greased baking sheet and bake in an oven preheated to 180°C (approximately 350°F) for about 12 minutes. Remove, let cool slightly, release from pan onto a tea towel dusted with sugar. Peel off parchment and cover with a damp tea towel.

4.

Coarsely chop chocolate and melt over a double boiler, then let cool slightly.

5.

For the filling: Beat butter and powdered sugar until foamy, remove 4 tablespoons and set aside. Stir chocolate and cognac into remaining butter mixture. 

6.

Spread filling onto cake and roll up with tea towel.

7.

Pour reserved butter mixture into a piping bag with a star tip, then sue to decorate roll as desired. 

8.

For the garnish: Top roll with cherries and chocolate flakes. Slice and serve.