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A question about a recipe: Bûche de Noël (Yule Log)

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I have a question about the recipe "Bûche de Noël (Yule Log)" from yossy arefi. Would it work to make any of the components besides the decorations a day ahead?

asked by Michelle de Lima over 3 years ago
2 answers 1061 views
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June is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 3 years ago

I've never made this particular recipe for Buche, but when I do make it, I do all of it ahead of time. The meringue mushrooms get done 4 or 5 days ahead and kept in an airtight tin. The buche itself gets baked the filling and frosting made and the whole thing assembled the day before. Sometimes two! Cannot imagine doing one along with the rest of the dinner on THE day.

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Lindsay-Jean Hard

Lindsay-Jean is a Contributing Writer & Editor at Food52.

added over 3 years ago

I would think the mascarpone filling could be made the day ahead of time. I'd let it sit at room temp for awhile to soften back up before using it.

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