Stump De Noël

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Appears in
Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented

By Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito

Published 2010

  • About

The stump de Noël, a Christmas holiday Pièce de Résistance, is the baked interpretation of the infamous Bûche de Noël, ubiquitous in France. Our stump is every bit as alluring as a classic bûche, though we played with a few of the elements to make it more distinctly Baked. Our stump is an allusion to our fondness for woodland creatures, and it can be iced and finished to reflect the dinner: tongue-in-cheek, realistic, or slightly menacing. Traditionally, the bûche consists of a springy yell