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Christmas recipe

Christmas roll cake with Nutella®

A tree on a table.

Multilayered, perfectly rounded and Nutella® flavored. Your Christmas cake is going to become something special: a traditional roll shaped into a Christmas log. Did you know that the log is a symbol of good luck for some cultures? So, just slice it and share with your family and friends.

1 h 10 min
Christmas roll cake with Nutella ® | Nutella ®

INGREDIENTS for 15 portions

  • 5 eggs

  • 200g almond flour

  • 200g powdered sugar

  • 8 egg whites

  • 70g granulated sugar

  • 130g pastry flour

  • 70g soft butter

  • 225g Nutella® (for the filling inside and outside)


  1. Christmas roll cake with Nutella ® 1 | Nutella ®

    Sift the flour and melt the butter.

    In a large bowl, beat the 5 eggs, the almond flour and the granulated sugar.

  2. Christmas roll cake with Nutella ® 2 | Nutella ®

    In another bowl, whip the 8 egg whites with the powdered sugar, adding it little by little.

    Add the pastry flour and the whipped egg whites to the 1st batter, little at a time and alternatively.

    At the end, add the melted butter that has been mixed with a little of the dough.

  3. Christmas roll cake with Nutella ® 3 | Nutella ®

    Divide the mixture and spread it onto 2 baking trays lined with parchment paper. Bake at 240°C (464°F) for about 6-8 minutes.

    Remove each layer from its hot baking tray being careful not to break it.

    Cover with plastic film and keep it in the fridge.

  4. Christmas roll cake with Nutella ® 4 | Nutella ®

    Take each layer of cake and put it on a parchment paper.

    Fill a 3 mm round tip pastry bag with Nutella®, make homogeneous circles of Nutella®, then spread.

  5. Christmas roll cake with Nutella ® 5 | Nutella ®

    Roll the cake.

    Cover the external side with Nutella® too.

    Let it rest and cut off the 2 edges in order to see the various internal rolls.

    Decorate the outside of the roll cake as desired.

Et voila!
Sustainable palm oil in Nutella
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Our palm oil is 100% RSPO certified sustainable and traceable and we are committed to no deforestation. 

Sustainable cocoa in Nutella
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All the cocoa we buy comes from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. 

Upcycling Nutella jar
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Uhm, while preparing this recipe did you finish your Nutella® jar? You can upcycle it! 

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