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French Silk Cake Roll is a delicious and elegant dessert that is perfect for special occasions. Here is a recipe for you:

Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
    
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
    
  • Powdered sugar, for dusting
    
  • Optional: chocolate shavings or chocolate ganache for decorating
    

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 375°F. Grease a 10x15 inch jelly roll pan and line it with parchment paper.
    
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together until light and fluffy.
    
  • Add in the cocoa powder, salt, and vanilla extract, and mix until well combined.
    
  • In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks form.
    
  • Gently fold the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture.
    
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and spread it evenly.
    
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the cake is set and springs back when lightly pressed.
    
  • Remove the cake from the oven and dust it with powdered sugar.
    
  • Carefully roll the cake up, starting with the short end, while it is still warm. Let it cool completely while rolled.
    
  • Once cooled, unroll the cake and spread your choice of filling.
    
  • Roll the cake back up and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.
    
  • Optional: decorate the cake with chocolate shavings or chocolate ganache before serving.
    

Note: you can use different fillings such as whipped cream, chocolate mousse, or fruit jams, use your imagination and enjoy your creation.