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Religieuses au chocolat

A religieuse is a nun, but these pastries are said to resemble a papal mitre. They are constructed from two pâte à choux cases of different sizes, filled with chocolate or mocha or vanilla cream, and linked together with a squiggle of butter cream frosting, then topped with more chocolate.


Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Sonia Geffrier