One of my favorite cakes to make during the holiday season is this bûche de nöel. The cake is a holiday tradition for the French made during Christmas time. In America, we know the cake as a yule log cake, but the reason I love it so much is that it's such an easy way to make an impressive, festive cake without any fancy cake decorating skills. I've seen tutorials for painted cakes with marzipan-crafted toppings that are beautiful but incredibly time-consuming and require extensive skill to…
This traditional French Christmas dessert, made from a chocolate sponge cake filled with whipped cream and covered in mocha frosting, is the easiest way to wow your family and friends this holiday season.
Buche de Noel | "Buche de Noel is the French name for a Christmas cake shaped like a log. This one is a heavenly flourless chocolate cake rolled with chocolate whipped cream. Traditionally, Buche de Noel is decorated with confectioners' sugar to resemble snow on a Yule log."
The Yule log, (also known as a bûche de Noël in France and French Canada) is a traditional Christmas dessert served around the holiday. Chocolate cake with whipped cream frosting and decorated with chocolate bark.
Blue Ribbon Kitchen: Dashing Through A Winter Wonderland: Yule Log Recipe | This Buche de Noel or Yule log is a festive snowy birch log with fairy-tale mushrooms; the perfect ending to your holiday celebration! Recipe on the blog.