Both are easy buttercreams. Roll from the wide edge of the cake for a longer cake with a smaller diameter. If you prefer, roll from the small edge of the cake for a shorter, thicker cake. Roll the cake gently while pulling the parchment or waxed paper it is sitting on from the cake at the same time.
If the cake cracks while you are rolling it -- don't worry -- the frosting will cover any cracks. Use a sharp, serrated knife to cut a 2- to 3-inch section from each end of the cake. Cut one end of the cake at a degree angle for a "wood-chopped" look. Set the two cut pieces aside. Use a spatula to scrape the chocolate mocha frosting into a one-quart plastic bag. This is your homemade pastry piping bag. Press the frosting down into the bag while twisting the bag to force the frosting down.
Dip about one-fourth inch from the corner of the bag. While the cake cools, make the buttercream. Allow sugar-water mixture to boil until it has reduced to a thickened syrup consistency. Continue the process of beating the butter into the meringue. Unroll the cake and set aside the towel.
Gently roll it back into a log. Serve and enjoy. Tip Be sure to roll the sponge cake in the clean towel after removing it from the oven. The cake will be malleable at this point and won't crack when shaping.
Once cooled, it will crack. Recipe Tags: chocolate buche de noel dessert french. Rate This Recipe. I don't like this at all. It's not the worst. After that, apply the filling on the inner surfaces and roll the cake once again. Place it on the serving plate, with the seam facing downward.
Refrigerate this roll for at least 30 minutes or more. Before serving, cut a two-inch piece from one end of the roll. Place it on top of the roll and cover the whole roll, including the top extension with the filling. Use a fork to make some streaks on this covering, so that the surface of the cake looks like the bark of yule tree.
Your Buche de Noel is ready to serve. Do not forget to decorate it with powdered sugar, holly leaves can be made with marzipan , berries, etc. Now you know how to make Buche de Noel or yule log cake. So, this Christmas, enjoy this cake with a French touch!
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It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. Skip to primary navigation Skip to main content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer History of the Delicious Buche de Noel and How it is Made Popular as one of the best traditional French desserts, Buche de Noel, also known as yule log cake, is a great dessert for the Christmas eve.
Let's Work Together! Roll paper back and forth until chocolate splinters; sprinkle over cake. Chill cake until ready to serve. When ready to serve, arrange meringue mushrooms around and on cake, and dust lightly with confectioners' sugar. Buche de Noel. Rating: 3. Read Reviews Add Review. This fanciful "Yule log" is a classic French holiday dessert.
Save Pin Print ellipsis More. Make chocolate genoise and mousse, ganache icing, and meringue mushrooms. Reviews 8. Rating: 5. Well, four years later and this has become a tradition for Christmas Eve dinner. Each year I make a different flavored filling. The first time I made the chocolate mousse filling. One year I made a chestnut mousse filling, one year a mint mousse filling and this year will be a cherry chocolate mousse filling.
The family is always excited to see what it will be each year, but the cake and the icing are always the same - this recipe.
The meringue mushrooms are always the same.Bûche de Noël traditionnelle à la mousse au chocolat. Bûche pralinée au pain d’épice et pommes caramélisées. Bûche roulée chocolat framboise coco citron. Toutes vos recettes préférées.