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Christmas Yule log

INGREDIENTS 1 chocolate-flavoured Swiss roll 100g butter, softened 2 cups soft icing mixture, sifted 1/3 cup cocoa, sifted 2 tbsp milk
To make the snowmen 6 Ferrero Rocher Rafaello truffles Currants Red licorice Cachous 1 tbsp icing sugar or icing mixture 3 skewers
PREPARATION 1. Using a mixer, beat the butter until pale and fluffy, add the icing mixture and cocoa and mix well.
2. Add the milk and mix on high for a minute or two until the mixture is light and fluffy.
3. Place the Swiss roll on a platter and surround it with baking paper.
4. Spread the chocolate buttercream icing liberally over the Swiss roll using long sweeping strokes to make the bark pattern.
5. To make the three snowmen, thread two truffles onto a skewer and lie down. Repeat twice.
6. Using a dab of icing, place the currants for eyes and cachous for the noses.
7. Place a spoon of buttercream icing into a ziploc bag and snip a tiny piece of the corner of the bag off. Pipe a smile on for each snowman.
8. Slice licorice strips for …