12 Must-Try Log Cakes In Singapore For Christmas 2016

It’s the season to be jolly, festive vibes all around. With all the gatherings around the corner, log cakes are a definite. Ever wondered why we eat log cakes at Christmas? Back in the day yule logs were used for a source of warmth and light, then slowly popularized and became a symbol of hearth.

Somewhere along the way people replaced this symbakes. Gone are the days we need to heat ourselves up by starting a fire but the tradition will live on in our tummies during the season by eating log cakes. In any case we have to thank the genius who introduced the change for all the delicious log cakes every Christmas season.

For 2016 year end, we are featuring the most popular selections of their individual bakeries! So you won’t have to fret about not knowing where to go for your log cake shopping spree.

#1 Plain Vanilla Bakery

800g – $59.00 / 1.5kg – $89.00

A renowned name if you’ve ever cafe-hopped in Tiong Bahru. This bakery centric cafe released the seasonal vanilla chiffon cake, layered with mascarpone cream and chocolate shavings, then brushed with Kahlua syrup. A dark chocolate truffle frosting coats the cake before garnished with cute meringue mushrooms. Fairytale, anyone?

​​Plain Vanilla
Tiong Bahru Estate 1D Yong Siak Street
Singapore 168641

Cluny Court 01-03A, 501 Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259760

ION Orchard B1-06 within IN GOOD COMPANY Concept Store
2 Orchard Turn,
Singapore 238801

Plain Vanilla

#2 The Patissier

Loggin It Again
Serves 6 – $58.85

Well known for their Passion Fruit Meringue, the fusion french bakery strikes a chord with the rebooted log cake, pairing an exquisite charcoal chiffon sponge roll that’s filled with luscious chestnut cream and candied chestnuts.

The Patissier
The Patissier 4, Mohd Sultan Road #01-01
Singapore 238955

The Patissier

#3 Conrad Hotel

Buche de Noël Orange Chocolate Duo
1kg – $62.00

Conrad hotel’s rendition of a log cake involves delectable orange-infused chocolate sponge with Venezuelan chocolate butter cream and, you guessed it, orange mousseline centre. The tanginess of the orange balances the richness of the chocolate, a flavorful balance for your delightful Christmas.

Conrad
Two Temasek Boulevard
Singapore 038982

Conrad Hotel


#4 FLOR Patisserie


Chocolate Brick
9.5 x 17cm – $55.70
9.5 x 24cm – $72.00

FLOR Patisserie achieves fluffiness. Not by the conventional way either, they are all about aerating their egg, beating it to achieve their signature soft and moist cakes. Their yuletide special chocolate brick is no different, alternating dark chocolate sponge and chocolate cream bringing you light mouthfuls all around.

Flor Patisserie
2 Duxton Hill #01-01
Singapore 089588

FLOR Patisserie

#5 Temptations

Chocolate Etoile Log Cake
500G – $25.00
1KG – $60.00

Here’s a log cake that’d definitely tempt you into eating more than one slice. The Belgium chocolate couverture with whipped cream creates a smooth, velvety melt-in-your-mouth ice cream texture. Coating it with chocolate ganache, embellished with croquant nuts and gold chocolate flakes, this chocolate etoile log cake is one to look out for. Also they are having a 20% early bird promotion till 15 Dec. Don’t miss out!

Temptations< http://www.temptationscakes.com.sg/>
42 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427766

Temptations

#6 Cake Spade

Hazelnut Crunch Log Cake
8” serves 10-12 – $65

Building a repertoire for tofu cheesecakes, Cake Spade has grown in the hearts of the locals, all without using chemical stabilizers and shortenings in their cakes. The Hazelnut Crunch Log Cake is carefully constructed with dark chocolate mousse and delicious hazelnut feuilletine, making sure you’d be back for Cake Spade’s other great selections.

Cake Spade
83 Tanjong Pagar Road
Singapore 088504

Cake Spade

#7 Delcie’s

Vegan Red Velvet with Cream Cheese
8 pax – 2.5in x 6in $70
16 pax – 6in x 8in $140

Delcie’s is focused on producing satisfying baby and diabetic-friendly log cake selections that are also organic, egg-free, dairy-free and gluten-free. Making their red velvet cream cheese taste like the actual real deal without any dairy is truly magical. All lactose-intolerant people can rejoice as they sink their teeth into this lovely cake.

Delcie’s
34 Whampoa West #01-83
Singapore 330034

Delcie’s Desserts and Cakes

#8 Balmoral

Log cake
500g – $20.00
1.5kg – $60.00

Balmoral started way back with great butter pastries that won the hearts of the locals. With Christmas in the air, Balmoral is doing log cakes in various flavors that include vanilla, chocolate, coffee and even the tummy warming rum flavor with textures of a wooden pine.

Balmoral
105 Clementi Street 12
Singapore 120105

Balmoral

#9 Fairmont

Bluegold blueberry cheesecake
500g – $43.00
1Kg – $84.00

Fairmont made a classic blueberry cheesecake that captures the wonder of Christmas. Using exquisite French methods, a mousse-like cheesecake that covers a roll of blueberry cake and cream is borned, creating a luscious log cake for this yuletide season.

Fairmont
2 Stamford Road
Singapore 178882

Fairmont

#10 Rive Gauche

Snowberries Noel
846g- $50.00

Rive Gauche has a strong Japanese vibe paired with french bakery techniques. Snowberries Noel, a two-layer hi-soft sponge cake spread with light chantilly cream and fresh strawberries slices, makes every bite of this strawberry shortcake wonderfully joyful. Also they have a 10% for OCBC cardholders and 15% for JPASSPORT members from 14 to 25 Dec, don’t miss out.

Rive Gauche
Various outlets across Singapore, check them out here.

#11 Intercontinental Singapore

Buche de Noel white yule log
1kg – $68.00

Intercontinental choo-choos a cute red velvet sponge cake that is stacked against lemon curd, balancing out the taste. Sheathing this combination is a beautiful layer of cheese frosting that satiates the sense without overwhelming them, making this White Yule Log desirable and irresistible.

Intercontinental Singapore
80 Middle Road
Singapore 188966

Intercontinental Singapore

#12 Prima deli

Regular – $42.90
1kg – $53.90

An old namesake in Singapore, PrimaDeli makes their log cake with vanilla sponge soft and fluffy. Amidst layers of sweet and tangy strawberry jam there’s delicious white chocolate ganache. Just drop by early at your nearest Prima Deli to enjoy their early bird special of 25% till 11 Dec. No worries if you miss that, there’s also a Christmas promo of 15% till 25 Dec.

PrimaDéli
Address: Various location across the country, find your nearest here.

Prima Deli

Some of these bakeries do have more than one log cake or other Christmas specials so do check their other websites if you don’t wanna miss out. Drool on!

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