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102 min
Mango-lime Yule log with Nutella®

Mango-lime Yule log with Nutella®

Mango-lime Yule log with Nutella®

A Yule log with the most exotic Christmas zest!

In this log every slice has the flavour of tradition, but with an unexpected combination of Winter and Summer flavour twist. Lime, coconut and fresh mango : rolled into a sponge cake spread with Nutella®.

Ingredients
Mango-lime Yule log with Nutella®

To prepare the sponge:

3 eggs
90g sugar
75g flour
45g butter
Nutella

Lime mousse:

2 egg whites
100g sugar
2 gelatine sheets
Zest of 1 lime
Juice of 2 limes
1 teaspoon corn starch
250g mascarpone cheese
Coconut topping
Mango

Steps

Mango-lime Yule log with Nutella®

To prepare the Biscuits

In large bowl over a bain marie, whisk the egg yolks with the sugar using an electric whisk until the mixture begins to thicken
Stir in the flour and melted butter, mix with the electric whisk
Remove the bowl from the bain marie

Mango-lime Yule log with Nutella®

Whisk the egg whites until they form peaks and gently fold into the batter, then mix with a large spoon
Preheat the oven to 180°C

Mango-lime Yule log with Nutella®

Line a 30x40cm baking sheet with baking parchment
Spread the mixture over the baking sheet and smooth with a spatula
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes
Leave to cool on another baking sheet, and cover with a damp tea towel

Mango-lime Yule log with Nutella®

For the mousse

In a saucepan, mix the egg yolks with 70g of sugar using a whisk
Add the corn starch and mix together
Pour in the lime juice and cook on a low heat, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens
Add the lime zest and the gelatine and mix
Add the mascarpone to the lemon cream and mix together

Mango-lime Yule log with Nutella®

Whisk the egg whites until they form peaks using an electric whisk then incorporate the rest of the sugar, continuing to whisk
Gently fold in the mascarpone/lemon cream and mix with a large spoon

Mango-lime Yule log with Nutella®

Assembling the log

Peel and then cut the mango into small cubes
Remove the sponge from the baking tray and lay flat on a large piece of cling film
Using a spatula, spread with a layer of Nutella, and then add a layer of lemon cream
Sprinkle over the mango chunks

Mango-lime Yule log with Nutella®

Carefully roll up the sponge
Wrap in the cling film and leave to rest
Remove the film and cut off both ends of the rolled-up sponge
Using a piping bag, make little peaks of Nutella
Add the mango cubes
Sprinkle with coconut shavings

Chill until ready to serve.

Final recipe
Mango-lime Yule log with Nutella®