Christmas Yule log

Bûche de Noël

Centuries ago, wooden logs decorated with holly, pinecones, or ivy were burned in families’ homes at the end of the winter season to cleanse the air and welcome the start of the new year. This tradition morphed into bûche de Noël, the now classic French holiday dessert. The bûche de Noël is a rolled, filled sponge cake, frosted and adorned with meringue mushrooms and edible décor to resemble a Yule log.

Our own Chef Gaby  cherishes his childhood memories of growing up in France, when he would look forward to bûche de Noël all year long until Christmas came. He is delighted to bring this tradition to you, making it a part of the memories you make with your family and friends this holiday season.

Chef Gaby will be making three versions of this delectable dessert, special for this holiday season only*! All three flavors are also available gluten free upon request.

Share this tradition with your family and friends this holiday season!

Pre-order your bûche de Noël for your holiday parties and gatherings now!

Prices: Small for $40 (4-6 people) or Large for $70 (8-10 people)

Pick-up information:

All items are to be picked up at the Kitchen On Fire location in Oakland: 

6506 San Pablo Avenue (at Ashby), Oakland, CA 94608

on Saturday, 12/23/2017 between 4-7 pm. Your order confirmation will include these details.. If you are unable to pick up your order at this time, please let us know so we can coordinate with you. Thank you

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Bûche de Noël

Bûche de Noël - coffee buttercream
from 35.00

Handmade, fluffy vanilla chiffon cake lightly soaked with espresso and coated, rolled, and finished with a homemade coffee buttercream. The buttercream is crafted using two techniques combined - Swiss meringue and French buttercream. Finally, this delicious dessert is decorated with light and crunchy meringue mushrooms and sugar holly. This one’s for the coffee fans!

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Bûche de Noël - chocolate and hazelnut praline cream
from 35.00

Handmade, elegant chocolate chiffon cake lightly soaked with light rum syrup and coated and rolled with homemade chocolate and hazelnut praline cream. Finished with a rich, glossy chocolate glaze. A decadent dream!

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Bûche de Noël - mascarpone and lemon curd
from 35.00

Handmade, vanilla and lemon zest chiffon cake lightly soaked with kirsch (a cherry brandy), coated, rolled, and finished with a blissful combination of mascarpone and homemade, perfectly balanced tart-and-sweet lemon curd. Homemade meringue mushrooms and sugar holly provide the finishing touch. This is lemon perfection!

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From our kitchen to yours

Our own Chef Gaby prepares all of our holiday food. He is a classically trained chef with a passion for quality ingredients. All of the holiday food he will be preparing is made from scratch and features local, organic ingredients. 

Kitchen on Fire is all about great food with great ingredients. You know us from our classes and events, now bring us home with you this holiday season. Impress your family and friends, knowing the quality and love that we put into our food.