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Christmas log with Amaretti di Matilde

Christmas is around the corner, and it's time to choose the dessert for the most anticipated meal of the year. The Christmas log with Amaretti di Matilde is a delicious and irresistible dessert that will leave your guests in awe!

Amaretto di Matilde


For the sponge cake:

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 egg whites
  • 155g sugar
  • 100g flour

For the chocolate cream:

  • 320g milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 40g corn starch
  • 150g sugar
  • 140g chocolate
  • 60g mascarpone
  • crumbled Amaretti di Matilde to taste

For the ganache decoration:

  • 300g white chocolate
  • 150g cream
  • 5=6 tablespoons of coffee


For the ganache:

  1. bring the cream to a boil and pour it over the white chocolate pieces, emulsify and add the coffee;
  2. leave it to cool in the fridge overnight

For the chocolate cream:

  1. whisk together the egg yolks, sugar and corn starch, heat the milk, pour it over the mixture and let it cook;
  2. remove from the heat, add the chocolate and then leave it to cool;
  3. lightly whisk the mascarpone and add to the cream once it has cooled down

For the sponge cake:

  1. whisk the eggs with sugar, then add the sifted flour;
  2. pour the mixture onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper;
  3. bake in the oven at 180°C for 12-15 minutes;
  4. remove the sponge cake from the oven and turn it out onto a kitchen towel dusted with sugar;
  5. leave to cool


  1. spread the chocolate cream and crumbled Amaretti di Matilde over the sponge cake;
  2. roll up the sponge and cover your Christmas log with the coffee ganache.

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