Cakes

Bûche de Noël: The French Christmas log cake

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In France, the Christmas meal ends with a Christmas log cake called the Bûche de Noël. This culinary tradition is in fact related to the celebration of the winter solstice. This custom has been attested since the Medieval Ages and is inherited from various pagan rites. It is also widespread throughout Europe. The traditional Yule log cake consists of a rolled yellow sponge cake in the form of a log with chocolate butter cream icing on it. The contemporary versions however, even including those o

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For the sponge

Sugar : 1.5 cup
Flour : 1 cup
Baking powder : 5 gram
Unsalted butter (molten) : 120ml
Eggs : 4
Salt : 1 gram
Vanilla : 5 dashes
Cold water : 1 teaspoon

For the ganache

Lindt Chocolate (70% cacao) : 1 bar
Unsalted butter : 150 grams
Fresh cream : 250 ml
Salidou (Salted Butter Caramel) : 30 ml
Preparing the sponge Separate the egg white and the egg yolks Add a pinch of salt to the egg white and beat it with a whisk till it becomes frothy like the picture below. Add the egg yolks to the...
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