A Daring Bakers December Challenge
Our fabulous challenge for December is a French Yule Log from Flore at Plaisir Gourmand. [ http://plaisirgourmand.perso.cegetel.net/index.html ]. Our fabulous hostesses are Hilda of Saffron & Blueberry ( http://saffronandblueberry.blogspot.com/ ) and Marion of (Il en faut peu pour etre heureux ( http://ilenfautpeupour.canalblog.com/ ).
This is a show stopping recipe that is perfect for the holidays. My extended family thoroughly enjoyed the Yule Log, including the sugared slices of star fruit. The side decorations of praline turned out to be slightly addictive, causing more than one person to revisit the log and sneak a piece off the side. Thanks Hilda & Marion for a wonderful holiday dessert!
Tartelette says:You can bake it without a water bath since it is going to go inside the log (the aesthetics of it won't matter as much since it will be covered with other things)....BUT I would recommend a water bath for the following reasons: