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Christmas Cake Log

Updated on April 3, 2013

Christmas Cake Log From The Swiss Colony

The Christmas cake log company The Swiss Colony, starts preparing for the season in the summer. Located in Monroe, Wisconsin the company rolls out over 40,000 Yule logs each year. What is a Christmas cake log/ yule log? A yule log is basically a layered cake that has been rolled into a delicious design and when finished and decorated it looks much like an actual log. This unique Christmas treat is named after a tree trunk and is a true work of art. You'll find swiss colony yule log cakes below, as well as general information on the Christmas cake log.

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Christmas Cake Log- Filling

Christmas Cake Log- Filling
Christmas Cake Log- Filling

The Christmas cake log filling is made of jelly and butter cream rolled into a layer cake. The Swiss Colony Forest Friends Swirl Cake looks like a log in the forest when decorated. The chocolate covered log is combed to make a more realistic log appearance.The ends are covered in a raccoon molded out of chocolate. The raccoon face is hand painted as well as the holly leaf.

The Swiss Colony "Forest Friends" log

Forest Friends Log from The Swiss Colony
Forest Friends Log from The Swiss Colony

Serves: 10-12 People


8 inches long

1lb. 14 oz

cake and butter cream filling covered in a chocolate blanket

Cute hand crafted raccoon. They carefully apply each color when hand painting the raccoons faces at the swiss colony for the yule logs.


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French Name For Christmas Log Cake

A traditional dessert served near Christmas in France, Canada and several other former French colonies is the Buche de Noel cake (Noel refers to the birth of Christ). The yule log cake or Buche de Noel cake is presented and garnished to resemble a log in the ancient fire-festival the winter solstice. These cakes are embellished with powdered sugar to look like snow, tree branches, fresh berries, and mushrooms made of meringue.

Christmas Cake Log Reader Reviews

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    • Hezekiah profile image


      4 years ago from Japan

      Wow, how delicious do these look?

    • NausetViews profile image


      6 years ago from Boston

      That Forest Friends log is too cute.

    • MelonyVaughan profile image


      6 years ago

      These cakes are beautiful! Thanks for sharing!


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