Day 8: Bûche de Noël

You’ve probably heard of it before. The Bûche de Noël. A traditional French Christmas dessert shaped like a log.

Logs.

I guess that’s a strange cake. It’s like “MERRY CHRISTMAS, HERE’S YOUR LOG SHAPED CAKE!”

Log I MEAN LOCH NESS MONSTER

Slow your roll, sparky. The Bûche de Noël has a rich history full of symbolism and one pretty fantastic story (hint: Napoleon may or may not be involved). It’s not just another cake. It’s the cake. As in, the iconic French Christmas cake.

Log.

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