Chocolate log topped with holly sprig

Yule log recipes

11 Recipes

Whether you call it a yule log, chocolate roulade or Bûche de Noël, this decadent showstopper is sure to be a hit at Christmas.

Next level yule log


(2 ratings)

Transform the yule log into a magical Christmas dessert using festive spices, a brandy butter filling and chocolate truffle icing for extra indulgence
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Yummy chocolate log


(38 ratings)

A Christmas treat the kids will enjoy helping to make, with an unusual minty filling
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

Yule chocolate log


(44 ratings)

Mary Cadogan’s festive chocolate log will go down a treat with everyone - it's a lighter recipe than most
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Christmas salted caramel yule log


(2 ratings)

Treat your Christmas party guests to a salted caramel yule log, or bûche de Noël, decorated with redcurrants. It makes a great centrepiece dessert
  • 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Bûche de Noël


(20 ratings)

Paul Hollywood's sumptuous chocolate, raspberry and cream sponge falls somewhere between a Yule log and Swiss roll. Add a drop of Drambuie for a cheeky adult twist
  • 1 hour and 11 mins
  • More effort

Chocolate & clementine log


(9 ratings)

This fudgy, fruity alternative to a classic Christmas pudding can be prepared on Christmas Eve to save time on the big day
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Caramel chocolate log


(5 ratings)

This fabulous gluten-free cake has a festive spiced cream and dulce de leche filling - drizzle with white chocolate for an extra-special end to a Christmas dinner party
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • A challenge

Alaskan yule log


(1 rating)

Arctic roll meets baked Alaska in this ice cream filled chocolate log topped with meringue - an impressive dessert to make ahead for a dinner party
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort

Passion fruit, chocolate & coconut roulade


(1 rating)

This twist on a classic Yule log uses the tropical flavours of passion fruit and coconut to create a terrific tropical centrepiece for your Christmas table
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

Gingerbread Bûche de Noël


(8 ratings)

Give the classic chocolate Bûche a makeover with festive flavours of ginger, cinnamon, treacle and golden syrup and creamy butter icing
  • 47 mins
  • More effort
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