Guide to Christmas Log Cakes 2012
HOHOHO! In less than 1 weeks’ time, we will be celebrating Christmas! When we think of Christmas, we will definitely thinking of turkey and log cake! To put it bluntly, log cakes are just sponge rolls filled with jam or cream ad covered with buttercream icing. But if we don’t eat it during Christmas, it just doesn’t feel much like Christmas.
In the past, restaurants and hotels only come up with Chocolate log cakes. But nowadays, log cakes are getting more creative and there are so many variations for the consumers. Here are some of the interesting log cake this year!
Peranakan Style Gula Melaka “Chendol” Log Cake
We know that log cakes are very “ang-moh” style. But what if we add some asian element into it, how does it taste? InterContinental Singapore came up with Peranakan Style Gula Melaka “Chendol” Log Cake which made up of super light gula melaka sponge cake with sweet red beans and enveloped in velvety coconut cream. Very interesting log cake indeed, I like this version!
Tel: +65 6825 1008 (or fill in the order form here)
Durian Log Cake
The ladies from Sheraton has kindly given me a fruit cake and some Christmas cookies. While waiting to collect these goodies, I was at the cake display area and was mesmerized by their Durian Log Cake ($55/kg). In the end, I bought one slice to try. Specially created by our acclaimed Pastry Chef Wong Teck Hwa, this durian log cake which are definitely made from the freshest and most premium durians. This seasonal cake is worth every penny!
Tel: +65 6839 5636 / +65 6839 5621
“Pandastic” Mixed Fruit Cake
Like Kungfu Panda? Then you will like Crystal Jade’s “Pandastic” Mixed Fruit Cake ($45/kg)! One of the best-selling cakes at Crystal Jade My Bread, the vanilla sponge cake with fresh cream has been given a seasonal touch. Dressed to look like a cheery panda with milk chocolate “eyes” and Oreo cookie “ears”, it comes with a filling of fruits – fresh strawberries, canned pineapples or canned peach, depending on availability.
Crystal Jade’s Christmas menu can be found at www.crystaljade.com and at Crystal Jade My Bread outlets. Last day for orders is Saturday, 29 December 2012, before noon, for take-away on 1 January 2013. Diners can place their orders three days in advance of collection.
Tel: +65 6512 0800
Rose Raspberry Lychee Mousse Yule Log
Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
This festive season, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium wants to make sure that everything goes as smoothly as possible. This year, Christmas takes a tropical twist with the Rose Raspberry Lychee Mousse Yule Log. You know lah, I like ispahan so much. So when I see the rose-lychee-raspberry combination, definitely must introduce!
Tel: 6731 7172 (or fill in the order form here)
White Chocolate-Coffee Log Cake
Goodwood Park Hotel
An elegant addition to any table, this white and gold log cake ($62/kg) by Pastry Chef Joe Tan is a blend of assertive coffee flavours and creamy white chocolate. Cutting into the cake reveals Kahlua mousse-filled profiteroles surrounded by a light sponge cake (génoise). The cream is very smooth with very strong coffee flavours, so coffee lovers will love it. And and and, 10% of sales from logcakes at this hotel will be donated to the Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund.
Tel: +65 6730 1867
Chocolate Gianduja Ball Christmas Tree
Dessert chef Pang Kok Keong has always been very creative in his confections. Absolutely loved his Chocolate Gianduja Ball Christmas Tree ($75) made up of luscious dark chocolate balls and festively decorated with candied orange, lemon, red cherries and green cherries. It isn’t just pretty to look at 🙂
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Tis the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la, la la la la ~~ Because I am really grateful to everyone of you for the support this year, I am going to give a Christmas mystery gift for ONE LUCKY READER! It is just a small token of appreciation from me (if you are wondering, yes, I paid for it) and I will be delivering it to your house personally before Christmas!
I don’t want to spoil the fun by revealing this mystery gift. So if you are would like to have it, leave a comment on this blog post! Deadline: 21 December 2012 (Friday), 12pm. *only for readers living in Singapore*
CONGRATULATIONS Charmaine! Thanks for all the comments, don’t be disheartened if you weren’t picked. There will always be a next time!