Buche de Noel (Yule Log Cake), A Delicious “Woody Pieces”
Buche de Noel is one of the traditional cakes made at Christmas. This cake is also called Yule Log Cake because its shape is like a piece of yule wood. Buche de Noel comes from France. Based on the ingredients of the makers, the exterior cakes coated with chocolate creams carved like wooden strokes have been around since the 19th century. This cake illustrates the habits of French people cutting down the top of the yule tree to make a Christmas tree.
The tradition also took place from generation to generation and spread to various countries. The sweet-smelling treats certainly add to the sweetness of Christmas for those who celebrate.
So even with Buche de Noel presented as a traditional snack, especially in France, Belgium, Lebanon, and Canada. The cake that looks like a tree trunk was already there before Christian evolved in Europe. The people used to burn wood and its ashes is used for health or ward off evil beings.
For Christians in Europe, the image of the world is manifested in the form of a cake. The inside of this cake was once a sponge cake, but now it’s getting more varied from swiss roll, red velvet cake, and more. The surface there are full of strokes like a log, but there is also a glossy.
Do you want to prepare yule log before Christmas? Congratulations to prepare your typical Christmas dish. And here are some pictures about Buche de Noel (Yule Log Cake):