Thursday, May 27, 2010

Piece Montée (puff pastry or éclairs)

The May 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge.

This month’s challenge recipe is for a Piece Montée, which means literally “mounted piece.” You may know this dessert by another name – Croquembouche (“crunch in the mouth”).
since i was ill mostly for the past 2 months, and now due to eye lazer surger i was not allowed to bake (or sit long hours in front of the pc) but i tried!!.
For recipe & description kindly go to Cat of Little Miss Cupcake.

Thank you!

Note: the flower decoration and photos credits’ goes to my sweet nieces.

The May 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Cat of Little Miss Cupcake. Cat challenged everyone to make a piece montée, or croquembouche, based on recipes from Peter Kump’s Baking School in Manhattan and Nick Malgieri.


Ellie (Almost Bourdain) said...

Very nicely done! Love it!

Sue Sparks said...

Love your big "puff' on the top:) Great job on the challenge!

Baking Addict said...

Wow looks great! Love how your puffs are so large and 'puffy'

Debo said...

The little peak on the top profiterol! The flowers you used to decorate are so cute :D Nice job!

Deeba PAB said...

How sweet that you got your neices involved in the challenge. Your choux puffed up beautifully! Well done on the challenge!

Barbara Bakes said...

How cute that your nieces wanted to help you with your challenge. It looks delicious. I hope you're doing better now.

Lisa Michelle said...

Beautiful profiteroles and the final croquembouche is gorgeous! Well done in every way!