[kroh-kuh m-boosh; French kraw-kahn-boosh]
noun, plural cro·quem·bouches [kroh-kuh m-boo-shiz; French kraw-kahn-boosh] /ˌkroʊ kəmˈbu ʃɪz; French krɔ kɑ̃ˈbuʃ/. French Cookery.
a pyramid of bite-size cream puffs coated and held in place with caramelized sugar.
Origin of croquembouche
< French, assimilated form of croque en bouche (it) crunches in (the) mouth
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Beneath the croquembouche and rock candy tiaras, these are real women.Will Cotton's New Paintings of Katy Perry
January 14, 2011