Bûche de Noël: or ‘Yule Log’ in English. This is a classic French holiday dessert; a cake resembling a cut-down tree. I haven’t settled on a particular recipe. I’m planning on using a chocolate cake with a mouse filling.
Chocolate Temptation: a chocolate – raspberry cake by Paris’ famed Ladurée. Dorie Greenspan refers to this cake as the “ooh-là-là dessert”, that’s how good it is!
Christmas Morning Muffins: cinnamon, orange and dried cranberries are the main ingredients in these glorious muffins. Recipe by the domestic goddess – Nigella Lawson.