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« on: November 22, 2012 11:14:37 AM »

Happy Turkey Day!

I'm already thinking about the next holiday; I'm bringing dessert for Christmas.

I want to do something outrageous, over-the-top elegant.
I'm kinda thinking of a Buche de Noel (Yule Log cake), or croquembouche (a tower of cream puffs).  Or both, because it's nice to have a choice.  (I am good with recipes for both of these.)
I'm an experienced cook and like to push the envelope.

Any wildly outrageous dessert suggestions?  
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« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2012 06:08:17 AM »

I think a croquembouche is the ultimate in show stoppers and super tasty as I'm a fan of cream puffs.

I guess the question for you is "Do you want the showstopper in appearance or taste?"

Another more portable option could be an elaborate trifle.
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« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2012 10:22:23 PM »

Appearance AND taste, of course!  That leaves out marzipan fruit and all variations on cupcakes. Cheesy

Portability is not an issue (it's at a friend's house, I could go over and make it there if needed).

It's for a large group, somewhere around 24, but could be more, so individual servings or truly cranky dishes like souffles are not a good idea. 
Lots of last-minute fussing isn't my style, either, which cuts out Crepes Suzette.  I probably shouldn't flambe anything, anyway. 
Alcohol is more than welcome in the recipe!

C'mon, folks, what's that fantasy dessert you've always thought would be amazing to try?


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