These elegant ladies with their little hats and arms will bring a smile to your face. You can also change the colours to a loved one’s favourites, and make them a special gift. Crème diplomate-filled choux pastry is also a timeless combination that everyone will love. The filling is intentionally not too sweet, to pair perfectly with the sweet craquelin and marzipan.
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