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Croquembouche

Showing the process of constructing the Croquembouche cake.

Croquembouche - literally meaning "crack in one's mouth" originates from French Medieval Nobility when guests would bring their own sweet breads with them to the ceremony to create a tower. The couple would attempt to kiss over the tower with the wish of having many children and a prosperous life together...
A wedding cake speciality : Croquembouche - fantastic chocolate profiterole cake

For a more unusual wedding cake design, why not choose Le Croquembouche?

Croquembouche is a traditional French wedding cake, which usually consists of choux pastry puffs filled with vanilla pastry cream, and coated in a thin crisp crust of hard crack sugar. The puffs are built into a tower shape and then decorated in threads of spun caramalised sugar.

The cake could be used in addition to, or as an alternative to a dessert for your wedding celebrations.

Croquembouche make a beautiful and unusual centre piece and are available in many variations to suit your tastes. For example, a chocolate covered Croquembouche or alternative fillings for the choux puffs are available eg. coffee, lemon cream, strawberry mousse. Decorations, such as sugar flowers can also be added for extra effect.

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