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Carambouche in LA area

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KTLT Mar 4, 2009 12:22 PM

Hi. Does anyone know where I could buy/order a carambouche, the pyramid of profiteroles stuffed with cream and enveloped in a web of caramel? Any tips would be appreciated. Thanks!

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    gnarlex RE: KTLT Mar 4, 2009 12:50 PM

    search the board for croquembouche

    1. Das Ubergeek RE: KTLT Mar 4, 2009 02:48 PM

      That's croquembouche, and call Monsieur Marcel and ask them to recommend a place... I saw one on display a couple of Christmases ago and it was from somewhere else (i.e., not made in-house).

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        bad nono RE: KTLT Mar 4, 2009 03:03 PM

        I know la Maison du Pain make some, but I've never tried them.

        1. David Kahn RE: KTLT Mar 4, 2009 03:47 PM

          It's been years since my last sampling, but Paris Pastry, on Westwood Blvd., used to do a great job with these (and they probably still do).

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          Paris Pastry
          1448 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

          1. Servorg RE: KTLT Mar 4, 2009 05:13 PM

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/5552...

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/507373

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              oro3030 RE: KTLT Mar 4, 2009 05:19 PM

              I have knowledge that Europane Bakery in Pasadena has made that as a special order once for a friend. I don't know how cheap it would be or if they would do it again but it is worth asking Sumi.

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