Big Bosh Yule Log

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If you have a dairy free diet, There really is no need to miss out this year when its comes to delicious Christmas desert recipes. We have got you sorted. In fact we think everyone else around the dinner table will be begging for a slice of this vegan yule log. A family favourite- This is a great Christmas desert idea for vegans as well as all of the us, they won't even guess it's dairy free!

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For the cake

<item-todo-done>1 tsp baking powder<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 tbsp cocoa powder<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp apple cider vinegar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tsp vanilla extract<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>120g wholegrain self-raising flour<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>120g self raising flour<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>200g sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Pinch of salt<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>80ml olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>240ml almond milk<item-todo-done>

For the icing

<item-todo-done>550g plant-based butter<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>190g icing sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>120g cocoa powder<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>350g plant-based dark chocolate - melted<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Preheat the oven to 180ºC l Food processor l Baking tray, lined with parchment paper, greased with olive oil

Prepare the cake mixture

  • Pour the flours, sugar, baking powder, cocoa powder and salt into a food processor and whizz them together so everything is well blended
  • Add the oil, vinegar, vanilla extract, and almond milk to the food processor and mix together to form a cake batter

Bake the cake

  • Pour the mixture into the prepared sheet pan and bake for 20-25 minutes at 190°C
  • Take the cake out of the oven (the cake should spring back to the original shape when pressed lightly in the middle) and let it cool to room temperature

Prepare the icing

  • Into another food processor add your dairy-free butter, icing sugar, cocoa powder and melted dark chocolate and whizz to combine for your icing

To finish

  • Cut the cake into 3 parts, one part should be slightly bigger to use as the base
  • Stack on top of each other and stick the slices together using the icing
  • Cut the edges of the cake until it starts to look 'log-shaped'
  • Coat with icing, use a skewer or a fork to create the look of bark
  • Dust with chocolate shavings, icing sugar and cocoa powder
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