Ingredients

How to make it

  • SPONGE LAYERS:
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  • Double the layer recipe, example, use 10 eggs, but make 2 mixtures in two different bowls. This is to ensure that the layers will be equally thick after being baked.
  • Spray 2 large swissroll or cooking pans.
  • Lay wax paper on top of this.
  • Spray the wax paper aswell.
  • Put aside.
  • Seperate the eggs.
  • Sift the cocoa, flour and salt together twice.
  • Set aside.
  • Beat the sugar slowly into the egg yolks.
  • Increase speed.
  • Beat for 5 minutes until thick and glossy.
  • Add in the vanilla and water.
  • Beat again.
  • Mixture will thin out.
  • Add the flour mixture in three equal parts.
  • Mixing well after each addition.
  • Beat for 3 minutes on the highest setting.
  • Set aside.
  • Add the cream of tartar to the egg whites.
  • Beat slowly at first for 10 seconds.
  • Increase the speed until high.
  • Beat until stiff points form.
  • Scoop up half a cup of whites and beat into flour mixture.
  • Fold the rest of the egg whites into the mixture.
  • Pour the batter on top of the wax or parchment paper.
  • Smooth out with a spatula.
  • Hold the dough filled pan 3 inches above the working surface and drop the pan. This is to break of air pockets trapped in the batter.
  • Bake for 23 minutes at 350 deg F (180 deg C).
  • Place a teatowel over the baked layer.
  • Turn the pan over on the worksurface with the tea towel.
  • Remove the paper very carefully.
  • Cut the cake into 4 or 5 equal strips.
  • At the end there will be 8 or ten strips, counting the second layer of baked cake.
  • FILLING:
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  • Beat the cream until stiff points form.
  • Boil the condensed milk beforehand for 3 hours if you don't get caramel condensed milk in your store.
  • Mix the caramel condensed milk with the cream, keeping a little bit for topping aside.
  • Grate the chocolate.
  • Mix half of the chocolate into the mixture.
  • ASSEMBLING THE CAKE:
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  • Spread the filling on a strip of cut cake.
  • Start rolling it up very carefully, like making a swissroll.
  • Place onto a cake plate.
  • Spread filling on the next strip.
  • Pick the strip up very carefully, and place aroung the first layer.
  • Keep this up until the layers are finished.
  • Spread some caramel condensed milk on top.
  • Sprinkle the chocolate over.
  • Decorate the cake as you please.
Ingredients   Close
Spray the pan   Close
Line with wax paper and spray   Close
Seperate eggs   Close
Sift flour, salt and cocoa   Close
Mix eggs and sugar   Close
Beat in vanilla and water   Close
Beat in flour mixture   Close
Put cream of tartar in egg whites   Close
Beat whites until stiff   Close
Beat 1/2 cup whites in   Close
Beat   Close
Fold rest of whites into batter   Close
Pour into prepared pan   Close
Keep a batter tester at hand   Close
Get rid of most airbubbles   Close
Bake   Close
The baked layer   Close
Put tea towel on top   Close
Turn over   Close
Take off paper   Close
Beat cream until stiff   Close
Mix caramel in   Close
Mix grated chocolate in   Close
Devide equally put filling on top   Close
Roll up, place in cake plate   Close
Building around each layer   Close
Have someone at hand to help   Close
The finished rolled up cake   Close
Put caramel on top   Close
The finished product   Close
The cut cake   Close

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    " It was excellent "
    charpat ate it and said...
    Wow, wonderlike resep! Kan nie wag om dit te probeer nie.
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    " It was excellent "
    annieamie ate it and said...
    Your recipe and instructions are fabulous! (Your little cake tester is so cute!) I'm very impressed with your presentation of instructions and so glad that I found your recipe. Thank you so much for the new dessert that'll be on my family's table soon!
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    " It was excellent "
    sunny ate it and said...
    Impressive recipe, impressive photos!
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  • lunasea 6 years ago
    Sounds great and your step by step presentation is outstanding - great post! I can't wait to taste this - thank you! I'll let you know when I make it... =)
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    " It was excellent "
    vivian ate it and said...
    This is amazing, love your photo's too!
    It looks so complicated but it isn't it is quite easy. We can get caramel condensed milk ready made in the tin here, so that makes it a little more easier for me :-)
    Great post, saved!
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    " It was excellent "
    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    SAVED!!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    What are you doing to me.This is the best in all the site Lizel.It is not only good pictures,the cake itself is out of this world.I would rate it 10 if I could.
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  • daisy 6 years ago
    WOW, what great pictures, thanx for going to all that trouble,i wouldn't of been able to picture it in my head. Great recipe, can't wait to try it!
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  • ambauer 6 years ago
    That's a very interesting recipe, I like the look of it.
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Wow Leizel, looks fabulous. Love making desserts that make such a beautiful presentation. Great post, love all the pictures, you went through a lot of trouble to get them all so perfectly, thanks ;)
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  • achope246 6 years ago
    Love the batter tester...
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  • michelle73 6 years ago
    This is a really great looking recipe! And what fantastic pictures! When you caramelize the Eagle Brand, your supposed to put the can in a pot of simmering water right?
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    thanks LIEZEL for another great posting!!!My sister who stays in Cape Town gave me a similar recipe,but for the life of me i could not picture it over the phone :) thanks for the wonderful pictures IT SAYS IT ALL . BTW your daughter looks so cute!!!!!!
    have a blessed evening
    MUMTAZ
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    Very well done Leizel!
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