Gâteau roulé au moka

5 large eggs
5 Tbsp of hot water
1 cup of sugar, reserve 1 generous Tbsp.
2 tsp of vanilla
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1-1/4 cups of flour
1/4 cup of powdered almonds
1 tsp of baking powder

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Separate the eggs.
  • Beat egg yolks with the hot water and sugar (alternate) until foamy.
  • Add vanilla and lemon.
  • Beat egg white with 1 Tbsp of sugar until it form soft peaks.
  • Add the almonds and the baking powder to flour.
  • Gently mix the egg yolks, the flour and the egg white (alternate).
  • Prepare a roll cake pan 17 x 11 x 1 lined with wax paper.
  • Pour the mixture into it .
  • Cook for 10 to 11 minutes.
  • Unmold on a prepared towel.
  • Slightly wet the wax paper before removing it.
  • Immediately roll the cake with the towel and let cool until ready to fill.

Moka butter cream

1/2 lb of butter
3 egg yolks
5 Tbsp confectioner sugar
8 Tbsp of lukewarm instant coffee
chocolate to decorate
Apple sauce

  • Beat egg yolks one at a time and sugar (alternate) in the soften butter until creamy.
  • Slowly add instant coffee.

Assembling the cake

  • Unroll the cake and spread the apple sauce.
  • Also spread a little more than half the moka mixture and keep the remaining to decorate the outside.
  • Add some melted chocolate to make the butter cream darker.
  • Roll.
  • Cut each end of the cake and spread the remaining butter cream all around the roll.