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Buche de Noel cake?

1900Therese Dec 15, 2011 08:01 PM

Where can I get the most delicious and moist buche de noel...Yule log...mocha cake on the westside for my Christmas dinner? Needs to be pretty, too...

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    JudiAU Dec 15, 2011 09:03 PM

    The Susina version is quite good. Very tasty and pretty too.

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      maudies5 Dec 15, 2011 10:10 PM

      Sweet Rose Creamery
      "Put a frozen twist on a holiday tradition with a Sweet Rose Buche Noel. Chocolate cake is rolled with Verve Coffee Ice Cream; then it gets dressed up for the holidays with a Chocolate Ice Cream & Crispy Almond “bark” and accessorized with meringue mushrooms. We’re taking orders until December 19th! Give us a call; (310) 260-2663 "
      There is a photo on the website. Gorgeous!

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      la2tokyo Dec 16, 2011 12:19 AM

      I got one from Bouchon bakery yesterday for a party. Everyone loved it. $45 for the medium size. I think you may have to order ahead of time.

      1. Dommy Dec 16, 2011 12:52 AM

        I love the one from La Maison du Pain. Cute little macaron mushrooms and all!


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          kauma Dec 17, 2011 11:42 AM

          You might try Champagne...I bought a lovely yule log at the one at National and Barrington...


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            Feed_me Dec 17, 2011 02:32 PM

            The few Buche de Noel cakes I've ever gotten for friends I've gotten at Caprice on Pico near Centinela http://capricefrenchpastries.com/inde... The owner is from Alsace Lorraine so I think they're pretty authentic. He has something like 3 or 4 flavors; like Grand Marinier. I noticed that Normandie Bakery on Jefferson and Cochran (between La Brea and La Cienega) also sells them, but I didn't enquire. The owner is a French lady, but I don't know how much time she spends there because I know she spends time between L.A. and Las Vegas where is has a business too. Last time I looked the Normandie Bakery's website was in suspension, but the place is open. Ate there last week.

            1. scottca075 Dec 18, 2011 01:36 PM

              Can't help you on the westside, but any OC'ers looking, C'est Si Bon Bakery in Newport Beach makes a nice one.

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                1900Therese Dec 18, 2011 04:40 PM

                has anyone had the sweet rose creamery ice cream buche de noel....sounds like an interesting alternative

                1. Dapuma Dec 18, 2011 06:15 PM

                  Was at bouchon this morning and theirs looked really good - pre order only

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                    ThatPat Dec 18, 2011 09:35 PM

                    I saw a very pretty buche de noel at Sweet Lady Jane on Montana and 17th today. It was very expensive though. They do make good stuff. I think the Bouchon idea is a good one. I love their food.

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                      hanmeng Dec 19, 2011 04:16 PM

                      worldmarket has a Tronco Di Natale Log Cake for $14.99. I have no idea how it tastes.

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