You’ve been asking where you can purchase a Bûche de Noël 2021. This article gives you the answer!
WHAT IS THE BÛCHE DE NOËL?
The Bûche de Noël is a traditional French Christmas cake served at the end of the Christmas meal that resembles a log.
It is traditionally a sponge cake that is rolled and filled and iced with chocolate buttercream. However, patissiers now create Bûche de Noël in many different flavour combinations.
The Bûche is then decorated with powdered sugar, to represent snow, and little berries, mushrooms (to represent things found in the forest) usually made of meringue or marzipan.
BÛCHE DE NOËL HISTORY
Bûche means log in French (and Noël is Christmas) and the cake symbolises the log that in previous times were burned in the fireplace during the Christmas period (remember it’s cold in Europe this time of year).
There are various theories about why the logs were burned varying from that they were to ward off bad luck and darkness or to ensure a good harvest. Beliefs included that ash from the log protected against lightning strikes, and coals from the burned log were used throughout the year in various medicinal potions.
As houses moved away from hearths towards more modern ovens for cooking, the log moved from something that was burned to something that was confectioned and savoured instead. A far more accessible and yummier Christmas tradition!
Read on to find out which French patisseries are making the Bûche de Noël in 2021.
Les Deux Coqs has 2 flavours for its Bûche de Noel 2021:
- traditional “Bûche de Noel”, made with crème brulée filling, Chocolate génoise & Caramel Mousse
- inspired from the best seller lemon meringue tart. It is made with Lemon Mousse, Raspberry coulis, génoise base & generous Meringue.
It is available in one size which serves 8-10 people and costs $59.
Orders can be made via this link.
The bûches de noël will be available from 9 December.
Mulot’s Bûche de Noël 2021 is available in several flavours: coffee, hazelnut, chestnut, chocolate, Cointreau, grand marnier.
Sold by weight at $80per kilo.
Sunday 19th of December is the last day to order for Christmas Eve collection.
Sucre Patisserie has two different Bûches.
Chuncho (from Peru) dark chocolate mousse, with sour cherries, vanilla crème, chocolate brownie, encased in a crisp dark chocolate shell. Dusted wit cocoa powder, chocolate amanita muscaria (mushrooms) & holly.
Lime & coconut pavlova rolled with lemongrass mousse, finished with fresh vanilla Chantilly cream, decorated with edible cornflower & calendula flower petals, candied lime zest & gold leaf.
Both Bûches de Noël serve 8- 12 people. They need to be pre ordered and are only available on the 23rd& 24th December, cut off date to order will be the 21st December.
Chouquette is offering the Bûche de Noël 2021 in three flavours each of which serves 6 people.
The Rustic Bûche
Génoise sponge with lemon curd and hazelnut praline buttercream, rolled in chopped hazelnuts.
The Fruity Bûche (Gluten Free)
Pistachio dacquoise, white chocolate rice crisp layer, raspberry coulis core and vanilla cheesecake mousse with mirror glaze finish.
The Chocolate Bûche
Dark chocolate & orange rice crisp base, ginger sponge layer and chocolate-orange mousse with mirror glaze finish.
Pre-ordering is essential as the Bûche are only made to order and are not sold in the shop window! The Bûche will be for pick up on Christmas Eve (Friday 24th December) or for a prearranged date in December.
Pre-orders are open now and close on Sunday 19th December. Orders are strictly limited and the Bûche may sell out prior to orders closing on 19th Dec.
Jean-Pascal Patisserie has a few flavours for the Bûche de Noël 2021:
- as well as a more exotic flavour to be announced soon.
The Bûche de Noël 2021 will be available for the 7 days leading up to Christmas.
Order yours now on (03) 6228 4040.
Their Bûche de Noël 2021 is available in 3 flavours:
- Chocolate (butter cream)
- Praline (Butter cream)
- Cherry (Cherry mousse, pistachio crémeux, almond biscuit)
And in 3 sizes:
- Individual ($7.90)
- 6 people ($36)
- 10 people ($54)
Pre-orders with 1 week’s notice are preferable.
Three different Bûche de Noël 2021 available. Order them in store or by telephone on 9521977.
Millstone’s Bûche de Noël 2021 comes in one size: 13 inch (10 serves ). It is comprised of chocolate sponge, chestnut & vanilla mascarpone cream, sour cherries. It is available in a 13 inch size which serves 10 people and costs $110
Millstone will be open until the 24th of December with a daily selection of Christmas goodies, pastries and other delicious products.
Pre-order by 17 December via the website
The Bûche de Noël 2021 from Mosaic Patisserie is comprised of almond Sponge, caramelised peanut butter mousse, butter scotch caramel & milk chocolate mousse topped with crunchy peanuts
It serves 6 to 8 persons but is also available in individual sizes.
Pre-order yours quickly because they will only make a limited number.
To order, please click this Ordermentum platform link , send them an email at [email protected] or call them on 0395873007. For next day delivery the cut off for next day delivery is 1pm Monday to Friday.
The Bûche de Noël 2021 is available in two sizes: individual ($9.50), and medium, which can serve 8-10 people ($58)
It is available in 2 versions.
Xmas Yule Log
Chocolate and coffee sponge, coffee syrup, vanilla mascarpone cream and speculaas crumble (NF).
Reverie Christmas cake
Coconut sponge, mixed berry confit, Pistachio crémeux, White chocolate mousse, Raspberry / Pistachio Chantilly.
Pierrick Boyer’s bûches de noël 2021 are available until 30th December.
The bûche de noël 2021 from Sucre du jour is available in two flavours to serve up to 10 people:
- Arabica – Mocha and Caramel ( Nut-Free )
- White Christmas – Coconut and Mandarin
Their bûches de noël cost $78.
There are 5 flavours available for their bûches de noël in 2021:
- Chocolate/Grand Marnier
They are available in 3 sizes: 12cm 21cm and 27cm
Available from 17th December. Pre-ordering is recommended and can be done via their website
The details for French Sweet’s Bûche de Noël 2021 aren’t ready at the time of publishing but they will be doing one.
They are selling a Bûche de Noël for $56. It is chocolate sponge filled with chocolate custard and raspberries.
They ask that you order in store, or phone 92934345 or email [email protected]
Wild Bakery have a gluten free, chocolate, cherry and mascarpone Bûche de Noël 2021 available now for $59, orders on website till sold out.
The Bûche de Noël 2021 comes in two different flavours:
- Chocolate Bûche, with a rich chocolate flavour that reminds Éric et Françoise of a white Christmas back home
- Gluten free mango, coconut and passionfruit Bûche, inspired by a Sunshine Coast summer
Direct message them to pre-order for Christmas
This year, they have 5 Bûches de Noël, in a single size to serve 6- 8 people.
- Traditional coffee: made with a rolled sponge soak with coffee espresso, buttery coffee cream and a chocolate ganache to balance the coffee.
- Chocolate: A dark 55% Belgian chocolate mousse, a vanilla from Madagascar cream brulée, a layer of crunchy hazelnut praline and 2 almond dacquoise biscuit.
- Coco/Mango: A coconut mousse, mango and Passion fruit cream in the middle and 2 layer of coconut Dacquoise biscuit.
- Mont Blanc: chestnut mousse, vanilla mascarpone chantilly, hazelnut dacquoise biscuit
- Mille-feuille: Made with 3 layer of caramelised puff pastry and a light buttery vanilla cream with a lot of fresh fruit on top.
Their bûches are only available for pre-order for collection from 18 to 25 December via their website.
Ganache Patisserie’s Bûche de Noël 2021 come in 3 flavours and 2 sizes:
- Small (serves 6-8)
- Large (serves 8-10)
They are open daily from 7 December until Christmas.
There are 5 flavours to choose from:
- Chocolat moelleux Ganache grand marnier ,
- Chocolat Ganache fresh Raspberries cream center ,
- Coffee Moka ,
- Hazelnut ,
- Black forest
You can pre order the Bûche de Noël now for collection on Christmas Eve. It is available in 3 sizes:
- Small 6 personnes $35.00
- moyenne 10 personnes $51.00
- Large 16 personnes $60.00
Madame & Yves have two Bûches de Noël 2021:
Chocolate Caramel Bûche de Noël
Calling all chocolate lovers: a rich, decadent, multi-textural and full powered chocolate dessert, complemented by salted caramel. This chocolate Bûche de Noël is made with 62% and 70% Valrhona chocolate. Valrhona is a French chocolate, and considered by most to be the best chocolate in the world.
The Chocolate Caramel Bûche is available in the traditional “log” shape to serve 4, 8 or 12. Prices range from $29 to $86 for the traditional shape. A custom square version to serve 20 is also available and costs $128.
Madame & Yves recommend you also try it first: individual slices of this Bûche are also available!
“Tropique” Frozen Bûche de Noël
This featured frozen Bûche is the same frozen entremets recipe that Yves took to the World Pastry Cup in 2019 (yes, there really is one)! Very light and refreshing, with a tropical summer sensibility…yet creamy. The flavour combination is a sure crowd pleaser, featuring the most preferred flavours around the world: coconut dacquoise, mango creamy, coconut ice cream, raspberry sorbet and lime mousse.
What’s your favourite Bûche De Noël flavour? Have you ever tried to make one?
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