Croquembouche wedding cake
|Place of origin||France|
|Main ingredient(s)||Profiteroles, chocolate, caramel|
This is a form of choux pastry that is generally served as a high-piled cone of profiteroles all bound together with threads of caramel. It is also decorated with sugared almonds, chocolate, flowers, or ribbons. Sometimes it may also be covered in macarons or ganache.
On March 6, 2009 alumni of the Pune-based Maharashtra State Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology entered the Limca Book of Records after creating India's biggest croquembouche. It was recorded to be standing 15-feet tall (4.5 m).
- whole milk
- granulated sugar
- all-purpose flour
- vanilla extract