Simple Christmas Yule Log with Chestnut Cream and Candied Orange Peel

This simple Christmas yule log is the perfect dessert for the holiday season. It’s made with chestnut cream and candied orange peel, giving it a unique flavor that will make it a hit among your guests.


  • 1 cup chestnut cream
  • 1/2 cup candied orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the chestnut cream, candied orange peel and vanilla extract until combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and sugar on high speed until light in color and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the chestnut cream mixture to the egg mixture and mix until just combined.
  5. Fold in the flour and salt until just combined. Do not overmix.
  6. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan with butter or non-stick spray. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

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