Get your dose of sugar rush when you include these holiday treats in your Christmas spread

Your Yuletide celebration won’t be complete without the ubiquitous log cake. Always the highlight on the dining table, this year’s offerings span from traditional to new-fangled flavours with an Asian twist.

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Golden delicious apple tarte tatin log cake

The classic French dessert, apple tarte tatin, has been reimagined as a festive treat by the chefs of Dolcetto. Now, the sweet and caramelised apples have been carefully wrapped around a dense sponge, and set atop a crisp pastry base for extra crunch.

Dolcetto by Basilico | Regent Singapore, 1 Cuscaden Road, S(249715) | 6725 3244 | dolcetto@regentsingapore.com.sg

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Cocoa bean strawberry log cake

This creation comprises moist genoise sponge infused with strawberry juice for a balance of sweet and citrusy, and slathered with layers of velvety strawberry cremeux. Finished with a bright and cheery red glaze.

Shophouse | Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, 22 Orange Grove, S(258350) | 6213 4377 | dining.sls@shangri-la.com

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Chocolate decadence

You can’t beat the traditional variety for Christmas, and this version is composed of rich chocolate sponge with irresistible lashings of chocolate buttercream, dark chocolate cream, and dark chocolate crunchy pearls for additional texture. Not for the faint-hearted. 

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Tropical coconut mousse with calypso mango yule log

For something lighter and more refreshing, opt for pastry chef Audrey Yee’s tropical version of the yule log. The light and ethereal sponge is coated with a delicious and slightly milky coconut mousse, and at its core is a saccharine calypso mango puree. 

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Mao shan wang and gula melaka log cake

This interpretation of the holiday treat has been given a local twist. Hidden within the airy sponge is a delightful and potent durian filling, balanced with the sugary sweetness of the gula melaka cream.

Pacific Marketplace | Pan Pacific Singapore, Level 1, 7 Raffles Boulevard, S(039595) |  6826 8240 | dining.ppsin@panpacific.com