This light, airy choux puff waits for its cognac pastry cream filling and then to be assembled into a Croquembouche, the May Daring Bakers Challenge
CROQUEMBOUCHE - The Daring Bakers.
Piece montée, or croquembouche. This month's Daring Bakers challenge, and a real treat!
Croquembouche - the French Classic wedding topper!
May Daring Bakers: Piece Montée, with creamy vanilla pastry cream and rich dark chocolate
Croquembouche filled with passion fruit curd and covered in crackling caramel. For the Daring Bakers.
Daring Bakers do Croquembouche!
Daring Baker's Croquembouche in Chocolate and Vanilla.
Daring Bakers Croquembouche with Banana Pastry Cream and Chocolate Glaze
Daring Bakers Challenge - Croquembouche! Or as we Aussies like to say "Cock 'n' bush".
May's Daring Baker's Challenge - Piece Monteé or Crouchembouche. Done with caramel and chocolate pastry cream, sugar cookie decorations and spun sugar.
The May 2010 Daring Baker's Challenge was to make a croquembouche--a tower of cream puffs.
The Daring Baker's May Challenge was a handful - of cream puffs that is! Croquembouche with a chocolate glaze that is better than store bought!
My first Daring Baker's challenge-croquembouche.
Almond Croquembouche for the May Daring Bakers' challenge.
Barefoot Contessa's recipe for beautiful strawberry tarts made with perfectly ripe strawberries!
Strawberry Tart with Vanilla Pastry Cream and a Shortbread Crust
Strawberry Tart with a Shortbread Crust.
Blackberry mango custard tarts, with a crisp pate sucree crust. For Tuesdays with Dorie.
Classic Berry Tartlette: buttery, shortbread-like tart shell + creamy vanilla pastry cream + fresh berries = YUM!
Quick Classic Berry Tart: fresh berries sitting on a bed of pastry cream in a sweet tart shell!
TWD - Quick Classic Berry Tart - perfect for Spring!
Quick Classic Fruit Tart
A Swedish Princess Torte waiting for its marzipan layer.
The best dessert I've ever made. THE BEST, I tell ya! Banana Coconut Cream Cakes.
Fruit tarts. Appropriate for the spring season. Recipes are a hybrid of Payard's tart base and Ina Garten's pastry cream.
Extra-light and delicious Coconut Cream Tart
These beautiful strawberries were used for a light and refreshing dessert (with a hint of nostalgia).
Brioche suisse with pastry cream. [Recipe in Italian]
A take on Alain Ducass'es orange tian for the March 2010 Daring Bakers challenge. Tian on steroids!
Mini Toasted Coconut Custard Tarts for Tuesdays with Dorie, with a buttery crunch from macadamias in the dough -- adorable and delicious!
Tiramisu - Daring Bakers' Challenge
Tiramisu...a la Daring Bakers!!!
Fruity, tropical and simply delicious: Mango Passionfruit Tiramisu