19 Stunning Holiday Pastries from French Pâtissiers

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Everyone loves a stylish bûche de Noël, but this holiday season, it’s not the only thing on the menu. These desserts, from classic Alsatian gingerbread houses to modern takes on a sapin de Noël, show the best of what our favorite French pâtissiers have to offer.

1. Callebaut’s Minimalist Christmas Trees

 2. Dominique Ansel’s Gingerbread Pinecone

 

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3. Dominique Costa’s “Ephemeral Bûche”

 

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4. Alain Ducasse’s Christmas Trees

5. Fauchon’s “Caviar Bûche”

 

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6. Pâtisserie Le Daniel’s Arbre de Noël

 7. Lenôtre’s Alsatian Gingerbread House

 

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8. Mr and Mrs Renou’s Tree Stump Bûche

 

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9. Christoph Michalak’s Perfect Christmas Tree

10. Jean-Paul Hévin’s Pop Art Bûche

11. Hugo & Victor’s Christmas Tree Forest

 

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12. Dominique Ansel’s Reindeer Bûche

 

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13. Sur La Table’s Croquembouche Tree

 

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14. Marie Oiseau’s Notre Dame Gingerbread House

 

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 15. Tristan Rousselot’s “Tison” Bûche

16. Pâtisserie Le Daniel’s Père Noël

17. Le Tablier Gourmet’s Christmas Ornament

 

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18. Jimmy Mornet’s “Winter Petals” Bûche

 

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19. Cedric Grolet’s Chestnuts

 

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