Yule log with Nutella® hazelnut spread

A log on a table
Multilayered, perfectly rolled and filled with Nutella® hazelnut spread. This holiday log is going to be something very special. Did you know that the log is a symbol of good luck for some cultures? So, just slice it, and share your luck with your family and friends.
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 5 eggs
  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 5 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 8 egg whites
  • 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 5 tbsp butter, melted
  • 2 cups Nutella® hazelnut spread
Step 1
Step 1
  • Sift flour. In large bowl, beat together 5 whole eggs, almond flour and sugar. In separate bowl, whip egg whites with confectioners’ sugar, adding sugar in small additions; alternate the egg mixture with the flour, making 3 additions of flour and 2 of egg whites.
  • Step 2
    Step 2
  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Scoop small amount of batter into small bowl; mix in butter, then return to batter in large bowl.
  • Step 3
    Step 3
  • Divide batter between two 15- x 10-inch parchment paper­–lined, rimmed baking sheets; bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool for about 2 minutes or until cool enough to handle.
  • Step 4
    Step 4
  • Loosen edges of 1 cake with knife; turn upside down onto flour-dusted tea towel. Starting at one corner, carefully peel off paper. Starting at one short side, roll up cake in towel; let cool completely on rack. Repeat with remaining cake.
  • Unroll each cake and spread evenly with half of the Nutella® hazelnut spread;
  • Step 5
    Step 5
  • Reroll and place each roll, seam side down, on platter. Spread remaining Nutella® hazelnut spread over rolls. Cut off edges to expose layers of cake and filling. Decorate as desired.