Virtual Bûche de Nöel ✩

The Buche de Noel is a delicious cake made around the holidays in France! A sponge cake is rolled around a filling to create a log-like shape. Then the outside is decorated with chocolate ganache, iced to look like wood! A dusting of powdered sugar and a few decorations to complete the cake, and it’s ready to eat.

In the class, we will be making it from start to finish including a delicious milk chocolate buttercream as the filling. Wear your holiday garb, grab a cup of cocoa, and let’s Bake!


Class time: Wednesday, December 23rd

4pm Paris | 10am EST | 9am CST | 7am PST Live on Zoom!

***Please note that this class is at an earlier time than my normal classes!

What you will learn:

  • How to make a sponge cake
  • Successfully rolling the cake
  • A milk chocolate buttercream filling
  • The tricks to icing with a ganache
  • Make-ahead tips

What’s Included:

  • Recipes for: Bûche de Nöel
  • A list of equipment recommendations specific to this class
  • Access to a private Facebook group to share your creations, interact with fellow students and ask questions that come up

Special Equipment Needed:

A 10×15-inch (25x38cm) Jelly Roll cake pan. Any fun decorations you’d like! Recommendations on Amazon (affiliate link).

Ingredients Needed:

All-purpose flour, eggs, butter, granulated sugar, powdered sugar, milk chocolate, dark/bittersweet chocolate, heavy cream, vanilla extract


What level baker is this for?

ALL LEVELS!!! This is what my classes are all about: Making French Pastry fun and accessible! No matter your level you’ll pick up lots of great tips that you can apply to all of your baking projects.


What if I don’t have the ingredients/equipment?

Not to worry! You can choose whether you’d like to watch and bake later, or bake along with me.


What if I miss the class?

You will be sent a reminder email one hour before the class will start. Unfortunately, if you miss the class, it is non-refundable. You will have the recipes and are welcome to get in touch with any questions you have.


Is the class recorded?

The beauty of the class is that it’s live with lots of fun interaction. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions and you can always get in touch after the class via email or on the FB group. For privacy reasons, the classes cannot be recorded, so make sure to mark your calendar!


How do I ask questions during the class?

You can ask questions during the live broadcast on Zoom either by commenting or talking directly with me! There will be at least 10 minutes at the end of each class for questions and you’re always welcome to get in touch with me before or after the class at


When do we get the recipes?

The recipes and a list of equipment recommendations will be emailed to you with the Zoom link to your class at least two days before the class.


What if I have never used Zoom before?

Zoom is super easy. If you haven’t used it before, I recommend clicking on the link a couple of minutes before and Zoom will walk through any necessary set up you need to take.


Can I gift this workshop to someone?

Absolutely! Make a note in the order that this is a gift with their name and email address and I will send them the details for the class and a note saying it’s been gifted.


I won’t be paying in euros. How much is this class?

Your bank or PayPal will automatically convert the amount for you after you place the order based on current conversion rates. You can get an idea of how much this would be by simply googling “25 euros to dollars” (for example). Currently 25€ is about 27 US Dollars.


What payment methods do you have?

You can pay via PayPal, credit or debit card. To reserve your place, click on the “Book Now” button above.


No refunds will be made for virtual classes. 

December 23 @ 16:00
4:00 pm — 5:30 pm (1h 30′)


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