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.

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Transform the yule log into a magical Christmas dessert using festive spices, a brandy butter filling and chocolate truffle icing for extra indulgence

1 hr and 20 mins
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37 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A Christmas treat the kids will enjoy helping to make, with an unusual minty filling

40 mins
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42 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Mary Cadogan’s festive chocolate log will go down a treat with everyone – it's a lighter recipe than most

50 mins
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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
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Vegetarian
20 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 11 mins
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This fudgy, fruity alternative to a classic Christmas pudding can be prepared on Christmas Eve to save time on the big day

1 hr and 45 mins
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5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
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Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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 hr and 35 mins
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14 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

The lighter version of this much-loved festive treat keeps all of the chocolatey richness

50 mins
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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 hr and 30 mins
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Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

47 mins
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