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Classic chocolate log

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Classic chocolate log

Method

  • Break up the chocolate couverture with your hands and place in a saucepan.
  • Add the vanilla extract, cocoa powder, milk and butter. Place saucepan over low heat. Stir continuously with a large spoon until the butter melts, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove saucepan from heat and allow mixture to cool for 15-20 minutes.
  • Optionally, you can also place all of the ingredients in a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 2 ½ - 3 minutes at 800 Watts.
  • In a bowl, add the digestive cookies and walnuts. Break them up with your hands and drizzle the cookies with cognac.
  • Add the warm butter mixture and mix.

To assemble

  • Spread three sheets of aluminum foil on a working surface and spread mixture over it.
  • Dip your fingers in the cognac and moisten the mixture and press it down a little to make slightly compact.
  • Roll into a log and transfer to the freezer.
  • When ready, cut into pieces and serve with mint leaves and icing sugar.  
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

515
Calories (kcal)
26 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

41.0
Total Fat (g)
59 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

21.0
Saturated Fat (g)
105 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

27.0
Total Carbs (g)
10 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

15.0
Sugars (g)
17 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

7.0
Protein (g)
14 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

4.0
Fibre (g)
16 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.36
Sodium (g)
6 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63