2 (French)

List by: itisclaudio, created: 25 Dec 2016, updated: 26 May 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

traditional food served in or near Christmas

1. Yule Log

bûche de Noël (Belgian) (French) (Swiss)

Traditional dessert served near Christmas, especially in Belgium, France, Switzerland, Quebec and several former French colonies. Made of sponge cake to resemble a miniature actual Yule log, it is a form of sweet roulade. The original "Yule log" recipe emerged during the 19th century.] It is traditionally made from a genoise, generally baked in a large, shallow Swiss roll pan, iced, rolled to form a cylinder, and iced again on the outside. The most common combination is basic yellow sponge cake and chocolate buttercream, though many variations which include chocolate cake, ganache, and icings flavored with espresso or liqueurs exist. …

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2. Bredele

Bredela, Bredle, Winachtsbredele (French)

Bredele (also referred to as Bredala, Bredle or Winachtsbredele) are biscuits or small cakes traditionally baked in Alsace and Moselle, France, especially during the Christmas period. Many varieties can be found, including new ones, so that assortments can be created. They can include anisbredela (cake with egg white and aniseed) butterbredle, schwowebredle (orange and cinnamon), spritzbredle, small pain d'épices and spice cakes that are made with sugar rather than honey.

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