Dulce de Leche Croquembouche

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This is an incredibly impressive yet easy dessert to serve to a crowd. Make it the centrepiece of your holiday dessert table.

Tags: Intermediate, 30 mins, Desserts, Rice & Grains, Cheese, Holiday Insider’s Report 2011
Serves: 12
Skill level: Intermediate
Prep time: 20  minutes
Cooking time: 0  minutes
Total: 20 *  minutes

*thaw time = 15 minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

1 box (625 g) PC Profiteroles
½ cup (125 mL) PC Dulce de Leche Caramel Creme Spread
2 tbsp (25 mL) icing sugar

Instructions

1. Thaw box of profiteroles at room temperature for 15 minutes.
2. For the first layer, on a plate make a circle of 9 profiteroles, dipping bottom of each one in some of dulce de leche to “glue” them to the plate. Place 5 dipped profiteroles on the inside of the circle, and then one more at the very centre. For the second layer, place 9 dipped profiteroles in a smaller circle on top of the first layer; place 3 in the centre. For the third layer, use 7 dipped profiteroles for the circle and 1 for the centre. For the fourth layer, use 6 dipped profiteroles for the circle and 1 for the centre. For the final layer, use 4 dipped profiteroles for the circle; place 1 on top.
3. Sift icing sugar over croquembouche and serve.

Nutritional Information

Makes 12 servings. Per serving
220 calories
14 g fat
45 mg sodium
20 g carbohydrates
0 g fibre
3 g protein