Ricotta, Mango and Coconut Christmas Log Recipe




This log beats any other log I`ve ever tasted before.


What You Will Need:

–   1/2 cup unsweetened grated coconut

–   6 eggs, yolks and whites separated

–   1 cup and 2 Tbsp sugar

–   2 tsp vanilla

–   1 cup flour

–   3 cups diced mangoes

–   1 cup Ricotta

–   1 cup 35% cream


What You Will Need to do:

1.   Preheat oven to 375°F.

2.   Spread grated coconut out on a baking sheet and toast 4-5 minutes.

3.    In a bowl, use an electric beater to whip egg whites until they hold firm peaks.

4.  In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks along with ½ cup sugar and 1 tsp vanilla for about 5 minutes or until thick and creamy.

5.    Add flour by sifting it over the bowl.

6.   Mix in the beaten egg whites, gently folding dough with a spatula.

7.    Spread dough out on a 12˝ x 18˝ cookie sheet previously greased and covered with wax paper.

8.   Bake in oven for 10 minutes.

9.   Remove from oven and flip onto a clean, moist cloth. Remove parchment paper and roll cake onto itself.  Let cool.

10.   In a skillet, mix ½ cup sugar and the mangoes and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes.  Add a bit of water if the mangoes are not ripe enough.  Let cool.

11.    Reduce to a purée using a food processor or a blender, then add Ricotta and process until a smooth consistency is achieved.

12.   Whip cream along with 2 Tbsp of sugar and the remaining vanilla, then reserve in refrigerator.

13.   Unroll the cooled cake and spread the Ricotta mixture over the inside surface.  Roll the cake up again

14.   Garnish the outside of the log with the whipped cream and sprinkle with toasted coconut.



About Dino
There are many things that I love to do. One of those things is crafts! If I could find a job that involved crafts and being able to pay the bills, I'd be all over it! I've also found a great love for cooking and baking in the past few years. Sometimes there doesn't seem to be enough time in the day to be able to fully get into cooking and baking to the degree that I would like to. I've also found myself making a HUGE effort to save my family money. I'm still a beginner but I'm surprised at how many different ways I've found to save money, including starting to use coupons! I hope you enjoy all that I'm about to share.

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