the process of constructing the Croquembouche cake.
- 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
wedding cake speciality : Croquembouche - fantastic chocolate
a more unusual wedding cake design, why not choose Le 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.
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.
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