It doesn't always have to be hard work to make a beautiful cake! Just cut it a roll it up like this, it's that easy.
Ingredients: For the cake:180 g (6.3 oz) flour; 4 egg yolks; 200 g (7 oz) sugar; 1 tsp baking soda; 1 tsp lemon juice; 100 ml (3.4 oz) vegetable oil; 60 ml (1/4 cup) water; 6 egg whites; a pinch of salt. For the cream:500 ml (2 cups) full-fat cream; 3 tbsp cocoa powder; 2/3 cup powdered sugar. For decorations:1 cup strawberries; ½ cup almond flakes; dark chocolate.
1)Preheat your oven to 160C/320F. Cover two rectangular baking sheets with parchment paper.
2)Beat flour, egg yolks, sugar, soda, lemon juice, oil and water with blender until smooth. Separately beat egg whites with a pinch of salt until stiff peaks form.
3)Fold egg whites into the batter and divide the batter between two baking sheets.
4)Bake for 18 minutes and leave to cool down.
5)Meanwhile beat cream, powdered sugar and cocoa until stiff peaks form.
6)Spread 2/3 of the cream between two cakes.
7)Cut 2/3 of strawberries into small pieces and sprinkle all over cakes. Add 2/3 of almond flakes and cut each cake in 3 pieces.
8)Roll one piece and place it on a serving dish. Fold other pieces around it forming a log. Spread leftover cream over the log and on the sides. Top with whole strawberries, chocolate and almond flakes.