Thread: Wedding Cakes
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Old 02-27-2008, 02:35 PM
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Originally Posted by PeppyGPhiB View Post
This was the cake at one of my favorite weddings:

Here's the description from Martha Stewart:
"This towering confection is the traditional wedding cake of France. The name croquembouche, which means "crunch in the mouth," refers to the hard caramel that coats delicate puffs of pate a choux filled with vanilla cream. The top tier rests on an edible nougatine base, made of caramel and crushed almonds. The roses and ribbons are pastillage, a sugar paste that dries with a porcelain-like finish; the giant swirls are pulled sugar."

How in the heck did they cut that!? I picture it just falling over once any attempt was made to move it
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