The holiday season is filled with joy, laughter, and of course, delicious treats. One dessert that never fails to impress is the Baskin Robbins Yule Log Cake. This festive dessert is a delicious combination of chocolate cake, creamy frosting, and a hint of peppermint. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or looking for a special treat to enjoy with your loved ones, this yule log cake is sure to impress.
- 1 box chocolate cake mix
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup water
- 1 container Baskin Robbins peppermint ice cream
- 1 container whipped cream
- Crushed candy canes for garnish
- Preheat the oven to 350°F.
- Prepare the chocolate cake mix according to the instructions on the box.
- Pour the batter into a greased jelly roll pan.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
- Let the cake cool for 5 minutes.
- While the cake is still warm, carefully roll it up in a clean kitchen towel.
- Let the cake cool completely in the towel.
- Unroll the cake and spread the Baskin Robbins peppermint ice cream over the top.
- Roll the cake back up and wrap it in plastic wrap.
- Freeze the cake for at least 2 hours.
- Remove the cake from the freezer and spread the whipped cream over the top.
- Sprinkle crushed candy canes over the top for garnish.
- Return the cake to the freezer until ready to serve.
Serving size: 1 slice
Saturated Fat: 6g
Total time: 3 hours (including freezing time)
- Jelly roll pan
- Kitchen towel
- Plastic wrap
- Mixing bowl
- Electric mixer
- Measuring cups and spoons
This yule log cake is perfect for a holiday party or as a special dessert to enjoy with your family. Serve it with a cup of hot cocoa or coffee for the ultimate holiday treat.
Variations and Substitutions
If you’re not a fan of peppermint, you can substitute the Baskin Robbins peppermint ice cream with your favorite flavor. You can also top the cake with chocolate shavings or sprinkles instead of crushed candy canes.
This yule log cake should be stored in the freezer until ready to serve. It can be stored for up to 1 week.
Tips and Notes
- Make sure to roll the cake up in a kitchen towel while it’s still warm to prevent it from cracking.
- Let the cake cool completely before adding the ice cream to prevent it from melting.
- Use a serrated knife to slice the cake for a clean cut.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a yule log cake?
A yule log cake is a traditional dessert served during the holiday season. It’s made to look like a log and is typically made with chocolate cake and frosting.
Can I use a homemade chocolate cake recipe?
Yes, you can substitute the box mix with your favorite homemade chocolate cake recipe.
Can I make this cake ahead of time?
Yes, this cake can be made ahead of time and stored in the freezer until ready to serve.
The Baskin Robbins Yule Log Cake is a festive and delicious treat that’s perfect for the holiday season. The combination of chocolate cake, peppermint ice cream, and whipped cream is sure to impress your loved ones. This recipe is easy to make and can be customized to your liking. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or looking for a special dessert to enjoy with your family, this yule log cake is the perfect choice. So go ahead and give it a try – your taste buds will thank you!