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Raspberry Pi Pie Croquembouche

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To make a Raspberry Pi Pie Croquembouche, you will need some time, as it's a bit time consuming to cut out and make all of the 2 inch individual pies, but trust me, it's worth it for a great Pi Day celebration!  If you're wondering what a Croquembouche is, it's traditionally a cone shaped tower of cream filled puff pastry, however I was inspired by a macaron croquembouche and the latest release of Raspberry Pi to come up with the Raspberry Pi Pie Croquembouche.  There's also some math involved, including pi...but don't worry I did the math for you (since as you can see in a later step my math was actually off, I actually just figured out how many pies to make by trial and error ) so you're in luck!
 
 
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Step 1: Ingredients/Supplies

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For the Raspberry Pi Pie Croquembouche you will need a few ingredients as well as a few tools.  In the ingredients, you will need one box of 2 refrigerated Pillsbury pie crust, good raspberry jam, rolling pin, cookie sheet, round toothpicks, 2 inch shot glass or round cookie cutter and rolling pin (as well as a 2 small spoons, a fork and a sharp knife (not pictured).

For the tower you will need a foam cone that is 3 7/8 x 11 7/8, a piece of 12 x 12 scrapbooking paper, hot glue, double sided tape and a plate.  Covering the tower is optional, however it makes a much nicer final product as when you remove each pie, you see the decorative paper, versus the bare styrofoam.
lmnopeas2 years ago
How innovative! Looks delicious too!
wold6302 years ago
What a fantastic idea. Very creative!
spike35792 years ago
Very nice. Now you just need to network a couple of these together with a raspberry pi. A dancing raspberry pi Croquembouche?
mistyp2 years ago
Wow that's impressive!
mistyp mistyp2 years ago
Also, good luck on the contest!
RollerScrapper (author) 2 years ago
Thanks for the kind words. This was a lot of fun to make and I'm glad to report it didn't fall apart or anything in transit, i wrapped it in plastic wrap then foil. It made a great addition to the party I went to at work.
mygibzone2 years ago
Very fun for parties! It looks yummy too! Great share!
Very cute and even better because it is raspberry!
No way! So neat. I could see people making this for Christmas too. :D
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