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Old 12-10-2008, 08:13 PM   #1
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Meringue Mushrooms

I have made Maida Heatter's version to decorate a buche de noel. The extras, I put in a brown basket and my mom thought they looked so real. A trompe d'oeil.

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Old 12-11-2008, 12:05 AM   #2
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I used to make these years ago and used to put them on a green plate to make it look like a forrest floor. Always used chocolate buttons as the joiner to give the darkness to the bottom of the cap. Make them in a mixture of sizes and don't sprinkle them all with chocolate - leave some pure white.
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