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Gluten Free Chocolate Yule Log ( How To Make)

Gluten Free Chocolate Yule Log

Gluten-Free Chocolate Yule Log anyone? Free from Gluten, Soya, Wheat, Dairy, Nuts. Suitable for vegetarians. What's not to love?

Hello friends. Are you looking for any traditional Christmas recipes, that are also gluten-free? If so, today you have visited the right place as I am re-sharing this amazing-looking recipe.

How To Make A Gluten Free Chocolate Yule Log:



35g cocoa
5 tbsp boiling water
5 eggs
125g caster sugar
125g FREEE by Doves Farm Gluten Free Self Raising White Flour


175g icing sugar
125g butter, softened (or vegan alternative)


100ml cream (or vegan alternative)
200g milk chocolate (or dairy-free chocolate)
1 tbsp icing sugar


32cm x 23cm Swiss Roll Tin


200°C, Fan 180°C, 400°F, Gas 6

Cooking time:

13-15 minutes

Gluten Free Chocolate Yule Log

Gluten-Free Chocolate Yule Log Method: 

  1. Line a 32x23cm Swiss roll tin with parchment and preheat the oven.
  2. Put the cocoa and water into a bowl, mix until smooth then set aside.
  3. Break the eggs into a large bowl and beat really well.
  4. Add the caster sugar and beat for two minutes.
  5. Sieve the flour into the bowl and beat for another two minutes.
  6. Add the prepared cocoa mixture and beat for a further minute.
  7. Tip the mixture into the prepared tin and spread it out to the edges.
  8. Bake for 13-15 minutes.
  9. Leave the cake in the tin for two minutes then gently tip it out onto a tea towel, gently roll it up into a cylinder and leave to cool.


  1. Sieve the icing sugar into a bowl, add the butter and beat together until smooth.
  2. Gently unroll the cold sponge, spread the buttercream evenly over the inside and roll it up again without the tea towel.

  1. Put the cream into a saucepan, bring it to the boil then remove it from the heat and add the chocolate. Stir until smooth.
  2. Cool the chocolate for a few minutes, stirring occasionally as it thickens.
  3. Spread the chocolate over the cake. Drag the prongs of a fork lengthways through the chocolate to create texture.
  4. Chill until set.
  5. Sieve a little icing sugar over the cake before serving.

Gluten Free Chocolate Yule Log

Updated post. First published here 14th December 2018. Recipe and image courtesy of Freee By Doves Farm.

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Free from Gluten, Soya, Wheat, Dairy, Nuts. Suitable for vegetarians.

Gluten Free Chocolate Yule Log

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Yule Log



  1. Mmmmmmmmmmmmm that sounds yummy

  2. It looks and sounds amazing!

  3. That is a beautiful cake - and I love the way you photograph for your posts. Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party! Hope your holidays are wonderful!

  4. Wow! This looks beautiful. One of these days I will take a stab at making one, but every time I want to I think of one of the episode of the Great British Baking Show and how it was a disaster for some. :)

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    Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too! Please stay safe and healthy. Come party with us at Over The Moon! Catapult your content Over The Moon! @marilyn_lesniak @EclecticRedBarn

  6. Your log looks so perfect and delicious! Thanks so much for sharing at the Snickerdoodle Create Bake Make Link Party!!!

  7. looks so good there used to be a place my grandmother ordered her yule log as she called it from I think she would of thought yours was splendid thanks for sharing
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  8. Omgoodness, this looks so yummy! My daughter is GF and I know she would love this!

  9. Claire,
    Your cake looks amazing. My SIL is GF so I pinned this to make for her. Congratulations, you are being featured on Thursday Favorite Things. I hope you stop by. https://www.eclecticredbarn.com/2021/11/thursday-favorite-things-party_0609599155.html


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