Croquembouche (Caramel-Glazed Cream Puffs)

"The fine arts are five in number," wrote the chef Marie-Antoine Careme, "painting, sculpture, poetry, music, and architecture—whereof the principle branch is confectionery." He knew what he was talking about. After all, he created_ croquembouche,_ a spire of caramelized cream puffs. —Catherine Whalen

What You Will Need

Croquembouche

Croquembouche

Literally named "crunch in the mouth," croquembouche is an edible monument of caramelized pastry.Todd Coleman