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Mexican Chocolate Roll Cake

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs separated
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 3 Tbs strong coffee
  • or 3 Tbs rum
  • 1¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 2 Tbs confectioners sugar
  • 1½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup chopped toasted almond

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Beat egg yolks till foamy
  3. Gradually add ½ cup sugar until thick and pale
  4. Melt chocolate with rum or coffee
  5. Add 1 tsp cinnamon, vanilla & salt
  6. Stir into eggs
  7. Beat egg whites until stiff
  8. Fold into chocolate mixture
  9. Push into foil lined and buttered jelly-roll pan
  10. Bake for 15 min at 350°
  11. Remove and cover with damp cloth for 15 min
  12. Whip cream with remaining ¼ tsp cinnamon and 2 Tbs confectioners sugar
  13. Spread over cooled cake
  14. Make into roll
  15. Sprinkle with toasted almonds
  16. Chill

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