Fashionable Chic Christmas Cakes

If Christmas time catches you in lovely France don’t miss out on their fabulous Christmas cakes. Ingenious and sophisticated, original and authentic, in funny and romantic designs, every French home adorns the Christmas table with these delicious cakes during the holiday season. Take a look at the best cakes to taste this Christmas. The french do it well! 🙂

Ladurée - Bûche Petits Souliers
Ladurée – Bûche Petits Souliers

These little stockings of intense chocolate are filled with the exotic flavors of coconut and passion fruit.

Eclair de Génie - Eclair Xmas Mama
Eclair de Génie – Eclair Xmas Mama

Complete with Mrs. Christmas, this festive eclair is as enticing as it is delicious. Its seductive icing comes with a caramel and dark chocolate filling sure to satisfy all your sweetest desires on Christmas day.

Cyril Lignac - Boule de Noël Rouge
Cyril Lignac – Boule de Noël Rouge

This XXL Christmas bauble conceals a creamy chestnut centre with a vanilla Bourbon ganache and a crunchy praline biscuit.

La Grande Epicerie - Gâteau Minuit Une
La Grande Epicerie – Gâteau Minuit Une

With dark chocolate, pecan nuts, hazelnuts, pear, vanilla and maple syrup, this softly flavoured cake is the perfect treat for the festive season.

Sébastien Gaudard - Bûche Séraphin
Sébastien Gaudard – Bûche Séraphin

A combination of tradition and delicacy, this exquisite log is made entirely of hazelnuts and praline topped with chocolate.

Christmas Tree
Christmas Tree
Les Fées Pâtissières - Monsieur Bonhomme de Neige
Les Fées Pâtissières – Monsieur Bonhomme de Neige

A snowman packed with luxury flavours, including vanilla mousse, hazelnut biscuit, milk chocolate cream and pear. Best served with a pear and passion fruit coulis to bring out the flavours.

A la Mère de Famille - La "Bûche" Origine
A la Mère de Famille – La “Bûche” Origine

Three different chocolates, sourced from Venezuela, Peru and Madagascar, on a crispy base in a triple-choc log for Christmas.

Fauchon - Trésor des Forêts
Fauchon – Trésor des Forêts

Beneath the layers of chestnuts and velvety chocolate a treasure is waiting to be found, comprised of delicate dark chocolate, kumquats, orange zest and fragments of candied chestnuts.

chez.bogato - Merveilleux biscuits de Noël
chez.bogato – Merveilleux biscuits de Noël

With gingerbread houses, snowmen, Christmas trees and gifts, these little vanilla Christmas cookies with just a hint of salt are good enough to eat.

Pierre Hermé - Gâteau Noël à la Montagne II
Pierre Hermé – Gâteau Noël à la Montagne II

Looking just how a Christmas log should, this delicacy is designed to look like three tree trunks topped with meringue snow, made with the famous Pure Origine Trinidad Domaine Grand Couva chocolate.

Hôtel Prince de Galles - Bûche Land Art
Hôtel Prince de Galles – Bûche Land Art

Master chef Yann Couvreur has used lots of logs in this Christmas creation, using milk chocolate and hazelnuts to bring us a taste of land art.

Maison du Chocolat - Bûche Conte de Noël
Maison du Chocolat – Bûche Conte de Noël

In a perfect Christmas tale, white chocolate reindeer are running over this log that mixes almonds, Blanc de Noir, red Williams pears from the alps and pure Madagascan chocolate.

Dalloyau - Blancs et Merveilles
Dalloyau – Blancs et Merveilles

White peaks and crunchy nuts promise a winter wonderland, with creamy milk chocolate mousse and citrus topped off with bergamot meringue cream, on a crunchy macaroon and toasted nut base.

Hugo & Victor - Nuit Blanche
Hugo & Victor – Nuit Blanche

Under a lace-like layer of white chocolate lies a vanilla mousse filled with soft chestnuts, for a delicious Christmas treat as white as snow.

Jean-Paul Hévin - Best of Paris
Jean-Paul Hévin – Best of Paris

A gourmet take on the beauty of Paris: dark chocolate and raspberry and violet flavored jelly.

Lenôtre - Bûche Lenôtre & Le Prince Jardinier
Lenôtre – Bûche Lenôtre & Le Prince Jardinier

To celebrate the birthday of Louis XIV’s famous gardener, André Le Nôtre, French patisserie brand Lenôtre channelled Louis Albert de Broglie, another of the Prince’s celebrated gardeners, to reinvent the traditional yule log as a winter garden in sophisticated French style.

Carette - Banfora
Carette – Banfora

 

 

Creamy mango, pineapple, a hint of spice and coconut biscuits make for a Christmas cake, Africa-style.

source vogue.fr

 

 

 

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. She says:

    These are amazing!! Thanks for sharing! Susan x

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