croquembouche

[kroh-kuhm-boosh; French kraw-kahn-boosh]
noun, plural croquembouches [kroh-kuhm-boo-shiz; French kraw-kahn-boosh] . French Cookery.
a pyramid of bite-size cream puffs coated and held in place with caramelized sugar.

Origin:
< French, assimilated form of croque en bouche (it) crunches in (the) mouth

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