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Where to Find Bûche de Noël This Season

The iconic cake is the quintessential Christmas dessert in France. It is also known, perhaps more familiarly to some, as Yule Log Cake.

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Bûche de Noël, known better perhaps by the name of yule log cake, is a traditional French dessert served during the Christmas season. Traditionally, it is made from a genoise or other sponge caked and baked in a Swiss roll pan. It is then frosted, rolled into a cylinder, and frosted again for good measure.

We dug up the bakeries and restaurants in Denver who are baking this decadent goodie this holiday season. While it's most commonly made with yellow sponge cake and filled/frosted with chocolate buttercream, some of these places really put their own spin on this classic French dessert. Bon appétit!

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Glaze Baum Cake Shoppe

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1160 Madison St
Denver, CO 80206
Glaze is taking Baum De Noel orders all month long. The cakes start at $45, but vary in price depending on size. They make the Belgian chocolate Baum cake in the Red Dragon, fill it with Belgian chocolate mousse, layer with Belgian chocolate buttercream. The pastry chefs then garnish with fresh rosemary twigs. Call the bakery to place an order.

2. Katherine's French Bakery

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728 S University Blvd
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 282-5888
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This French bakery has three different versions of the traditional French dessert. All of them have a base beginning with vanilla genoise (cake). Then, one has vanilla syrup and chocolate buttercream; another has Grand Marnier syrup and light orange buttercream; and finally one has rum syrup and coffee buttercream. They are all decorated traditionally with seasonal greenery and meringue mushrooms. The cakes range in price from $39.95 to $79.95. Extra goodies can be added on, too. For more information, click here.

3. New Saigon

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630 S Federal Blvd
Denver, CO 80219
(303) 936-4954
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Special order a yule log from the bakery connected to New Saigon! They are taking holiday orders now and offered a variety of decorations and styles for yule log and other holiday cakes. Prices depend on size and type of cake.

4. Gateaux Specialty Cakes & Pastries

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1160 Speer St
Denver, CO
The bakery is offering a 12” Buche de Noel for $50. Their take on the French classic is a chocolate raspberry log with white chocolate mousse. Ordering one requires a 72-hour advanced notice.

5. Lucky's Bakehouse

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(720) 596-4905
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Their Bouche de Noel come in two sizes. A small ($20.99) feeds 6 to 8 people and a large ($34.99) feeds 10 to 12. It is a cocoa sponge cake brushed with local bourbon simple syrup, and filled with a lightly sweetened chestnut cream and glazed chocolate. Did we mention they are gluten free?

6. Azucar Bakery

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1886 S Broadway
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 283-3294
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Azucar makes two kinds of yule logs every year. One is chocolate mocha and the other is a chocolate dulce de leche (caramel). A small cake is $30, and a large cake is $45. Call to place an order.

7. EDGE Restaurant And Bar At Four Seasons Hotel Denver

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1111 14th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 389-3000
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Edge offers two types of Bûche de Noël. A classic vanilla sponge cake with vanilla cream and red currant jam serves 6 to 8 people for $35. A dark chocolate truffle ganache version with dark chocolate mousse, milk chocolate cremeux, and red berry white ganache serves 8 to 10 people and is $40. The direct number to call and place and order is 303.389.3050.

8. D Bar Denver

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494 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 861-4710
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The new D Bar location isn't taking special orders on Bûche de Noël, but they will have them available in the restaurant starting Saturday, December 20th. They will have both chocolate mocha and vanilla raspberry in two sizes. A small feeds 6 people for $20 and a large feeds 12 people for $35.

1. Glaze Baum Cake Shoppe

1160 Madison St, Denver, CO 80206
Glaze is taking Baum De Noel orders all month long. The cakes start at $45, but vary in price depending on size. They make the Belgian chocolate Baum cake in the Red Dragon, fill it with Belgian chocolate mousse, layer with Belgian chocolate buttercream. The pastry chefs then garnish with fresh rosemary twigs. Call the bakery to place an order.
1160 Madison St
Denver, CO 80206

2. Katherine's French Bakery

728 S University Blvd, Denver, CO 80209
This French bakery has three different versions of the traditional French dessert. All of them have a base beginning with vanilla genoise (cake). Then, one has vanilla syrup and chocolate buttercream; another has Grand Marnier syrup and light orange buttercream; and finally one has rum syrup and coffee buttercream. They are all decorated traditionally with seasonal greenery and meringue mushrooms. The cakes range in price from $39.95 to $79.95. Extra goodies can be added on, too. For more information, click here.
728 S University Blvd
Denver, CO 80209

3. New Saigon

630 S Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80219
Special order a yule log from the bakery connected to New Saigon! They are taking holiday orders now and offered a variety of decorations and styles for yule log and other holiday cakes. Prices depend on size and type of cake.
630 S Federal Blvd
Denver, CO 80219

4. Gateaux Specialty Cakes & Pastries

1160 Speer St, Denver, CO
The bakery is offering a 12” Buche de Noel for $50. Their take on the French classic is a chocolate raspberry log with white chocolate mousse. Ordering one requires a 72-hour advanced notice.
1160 Speer St
Denver, CO

5. Lucky's Bakehouse

Boulder, CO 80304
Their Bouche de Noel come in two sizes. A small ($20.99) feeds 6 to 8 people and a large ($34.99) feeds 10 to 12. It is a cocoa sponge cake brushed with local bourbon simple syrup, and filled with a lightly sweetened chestnut cream and glazed chocolate. Did we mention they are gluten free?

6. Azucar Bakery

1886 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210
Azucar makes two kinds of yule logs every year. One is chocolate mocha and the other is a chocolate dulce de leche (caramel). A small cake is $30, and a large cake is $45. Call to place an order.
1886 S Broadway
Denver, CO 80210

7. EDGE Restaurant And Bar At Four Seasons Hotel Denver

1111 14th St, Denver, CO 80202
Edge offers two types of Bûche de Noël. A classic vanilla sponge cake with vanilla cream and red currant jam serves 6 to 8 people for $35. A dark chocolate truffle ganache version with dark chocolate mousse, milk chocolate cremeux, and red berry white ganache serves 8 to 10 people and is $40. The direct number to call and place and order is 303.389.3050.
1111 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

8. D Bar Denver

494 E 19th Ave, Denver, CO 80203
The new D Bar location isn't taking special orders on Bûche de Noël, but they will have them available in the restaurant starting Saturday, December 20th. They will have both chocolate mocha and vanilla raspberry in two sizes. A small feeds 6 people for $20 and a large feeds 12 people for $35.
494 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO 80203

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