Make this spooky ghoul log for your Halloween party! It's the perfect make-ahead dessert to feed a crowd, and you'll love the matcha and dark chocolate flavors!
Place the eggs, yolks, and sugar in a large mixing bowl set over a pot of simmering water, and whisk together until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture feels warm.
Fold in the dry ingredients.
When they are almost completely incorporated, add the melted butter and continue to fold until combined.
Meanwhile, overlap 2 long sheets of paper towels and dust with cocoa. When the cake has cooled slightly, run a thin knife around the edge and then invert onto the towels. Roll (while still warm) starting from one short side and incorporating the towels.
Allow the cake to cool completely, rolled.
Fill with Matcha Green Tea Buttercream, dust with powdered sugar, matcha, and cocoa, and decorate with Hairy Spider Cookies.
Place the egg whites and sugar in a large mixing bowl, and place over a pot of simmering water.
Cook, whisking occasionally, until the mixture no longer feels gritty when rubbed between the thumb and forefinger.
Stir in the matcha powder.
For more info on the filling, click here: Swiss Meringue Buttercream.