Paris-Inspired Fondant Cake

Bonjour, Paris

Decadent desserts from a favorite patisserie inspire this couture confection. Four-tiered toasted-pistachio torte filled with apricot preserves, brown-sugar creme and semi-sweet truffle, covered in fondant and decorated with sugar-crafted sculptural rings, fleur-de-lis graphic and iris. Serves 125, $1,300, from Collette Foley Specialty Baking, New York City. Madeleines from Donsuemor Madeleines.

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