Christmas croquembouche


Light up the Christmas table with a stunning croquembouche that everyone will still be talking about next Christmas.

Preparation: you will need to make a 50cm/20in tall cone made out of cardboard with a base diameter of 18cm/7in. You will also need a piping bag with a 1–1½cm/½–⅝in nozzle attachment. You will also need a sugar thermometer.


For the spiced cream filling

For the caramel

To decorate