Brazo De Chocolate

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Photo Credits: MisThermorecetas; CTTO

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 3/4 cups plus 2 tbsp. powder sugar
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Baking powder
  • 4 oz. ( 1/2 of 8 oz. pkg.) Philadelphia cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups thawed Cool Whip whipped topping

For the Ganache:

  • 250 ml heavy cream
  • 400 gm chocolate, chopped
  • 50 butter, chopped

PROCEDURE

  1. Spray 15x10x1 inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. Line with waxed paper; spray with additional cooking spray.
  3. Sprinkle clean kitchen towel with 1/4 cup powdered sugar.
  4. Beat egg whites in small bowl with mixer on high speed until foamy.
  5. Gradually add 1/3 cup granulated sugar, beating until stiff peaks form; set aside.
  6. Beat egg yolks in a large bowl with mixer on high speed until blended.
  7. Gradually add remaining granulated sugar, beating until thick and lemon colored. Mix flour, cocoa powder and baking powder until blended.
  8. Gradually add to batter, mixing well after each addition.  Add egg whites; stir gently with whisk just until blended.
  9. Spread onto bottom of prepared pan.  Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until top of cake springs back when touched in center. Immediately invert cake onto prepared towel; remove pan, carefully peel off paper.
  10. Staring at one short side, roll up cake and towel together.  Cool completely on wire rack.
  11. Mix cream cheese and 1/4 cup of the remaining powdered sugar in a medium bowl until blended.  Gently stir in 1 1/2 cups cool whip.  Unroll cake; remove towel.  Spread cream cheese mixture onto cake.
  12. Reroll cake; place, seam side down, on platter.  Pour chocolate ganache (recipe below).

For the Ganache:

  • 250 ml heavy cream
  • 400 gm chocolate, chopped
  • 50 butter, chopped

PROCEDURE

  1. In a pan add the cream. The minute the cream boils add it over chopped chocolate-butter and mix till smooth. Let it cool to thicken. Pour on top of the cake.

Credits to: m.facebook.com/Recetas-De-Puerto-Rico-By-Yvette-446240762184009