Egg Free Yule Log

Egg Free Yule Log

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The holiday season is upon us and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a delicious yule log. But what about those who can’t have eggs? Fear not, as we’ve got you covered with this egg-free yule log recipe that’s sure to impress!


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar, for dusting
  • 1 cup vegan whipped cream, for filling and frosting


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) and line a 10×15 inch baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the oil, sugar, applesauce, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir until just combined.
  5. Stir in the warm water until the batter is smooth and well combined.
  6. Pour the batter onto the prepared baking sheet and spread it out evenly with a spatula.
  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the cake is firm to the touch.
  8. Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool for 5 minutes.
  9. While the cake is still warm, dust it with powdered sugar and cover it with a clean dish towel.
  10. Carefully roll the cake up with the towel, starting at the short end.
  11. Let the cake cool completely while rolled up.
  12. Once the cake is cool, carefully unroll it and spread vegan whipped cream over the top.
  13. Roll the cake back up, using the towel to help you, and transfer it to a serving platter.
  14. Frost the outside of the cake with more vegan whipped cream and decorate as desired.
  15. Refrigerate the yule log for at least 2 hours before serving.
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Nutritional Information:

Serving Size: 1 slice

Calories: 260

Total Fat: 16g

Saturated Fat: 3g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 200mg

Total Carbohydrates: 28g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Sugars: 16g

Protein: 2g

Cooking Time:

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 10×15 inch baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Medium bowl
  • Large bowl
  • Whisk
  • Spatula
  • Clean dish towel
  • Serving platter

Serving Suggestions:

This egg-free yule log is perfect for any holiday gathering or dinner party. Serve it alongside a cup of hot cocoa or coffee for an extra cozy touch.


To add some extra flavor to your yule log, try adding a teaspoon of peppermint extract to the whipped cream filling or frosting. You can also sprinkle crushed candy canes on top for a festive touch.


If you don’t have applesauce on hand, you can substitute it with mashed bananas or pumpkin puree. You can also use any type of non-dairy whipped cream that you prefer.


Store any leftover yule log in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


  • Make sure to roll the cake up while it’s still warm to prevent it from cracking.
  • Use a serrated knife to slice the yule log for a clean cut.
  • For extra decoration, you can dust the top of the yule log with cocoa powder or powdered sugar before serving.


This recipe makes 8-10 servings depending on how thick you slice your yule log.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use regular whipped cream instead of vegan whipped cream? Yes, you can use regular whipped cream if you’re not vegan or dairy-free.

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Can I make this yule log ahead of time? Yes, you can make the cake portion of the yule log a day ahead of time and store it in an airtight container until you’re ready to fill and frost it.

Can I freeze this yule log? Yes, you can freeze the unfilled and unfrosted cake portion of the yule log for up to 2 months. Thaw it in the refrigerator overnight before filling and frosting.

Final Thoughts:

This egg-free yule log is a delicious and festive treat that’s sure to please everyone at your holiday gathering. It’s easy to make and can be customized with your favorite flavors and decorations. Give it a try and impress your friends and family with your baking skills!

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