A Christmas dessert consisting of a sheet of sponge cake that is layered with a cream filling, rolled up, frosted, and decorated to look like a yule log.
A French Christmas cake made from a thin layer of spongecake that is rolled up and frosted so as to resemble a decorative Yule log.
Origin of buche-de-noel
- French bûche log de of Noël Christmas
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition