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! 🙂
These little stockings of intense chocolate are filled with the exotic flavors of coconut and passion fruit.
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.
This XXL Christmas bauble conceals a creamy chestnut centre with a vanilla Bourbon ganache and a crunchy praline biscuit.
With dark chocolate, pecan nuts, hazelnuts, pear, vanilla and maple syrup, this softly flavoured cake is the perfect treat for the festive season.
A combination of tradition and delicacy, this exquisite log is made entirely of hazelnuts and praline topped with chocolate.
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.
Three different chocolates, sourced from Venezuela, Peru and Madagascar, on a crispy base in a triple-choc log for Christmas.
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.
With gingerbread houses, snowmen, Christmas trees and gifts, these little vanilla Christmas cookies with just a hint of salt are good enough to eat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A gourmet take on the beauty of Paris: dark chocolate and raspberry and violet flavored jelly.
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.
Creamy mango, pineapple, a hint of spice and coconut biscuits make for a Christmas cake, Africa-style.
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