Chou Chantilly Nougatine
This oversized pâte à choux cream puff ($9) is filled with crispy nougat, vanilla pastry cream, and whipped cream.
A double-decker cream puff ($10) is filled with dense pistachio pastry cream and iced with pistachio icing.
St Honoré Rose Framboise
This extravaganza of a dessert ($11) is made up of both puff and choux pastries accompanied by rose petal cream, raspberry compote, fresh raspberries, and rosewater whipped cream. It's incredibly whimsical: each of those little side pastries are filled with rose petal cream, and, inside, there are raspberries stuffed with raspberry compote.
This oversized macaron ($11) is, according to one Ladurée worker, what Madonna orders on her birthday: two rose macron cookies encase rose petal cream, lychees, and whole raspberries.
Laduré offers a number of over-the-top sundaes. The Soho ($11) was created for the new location and pairs scoops of housemade salted caramel and ginger ice creams with whipped cream, candied macadamia nuts, and ginger caramel sauce.
Let's start with Ladurée's signature product: the macarons ($3.15 per cookie). Here, from one o'clock going clockwise: chestnut; lemon; praline; chocolate-coconut; and rose petal.
From one o'clock going clockwise: strawberry candy; chocolate; wild berry-jasmine; vanilla; and salted caramel.
This multilayered confection ($10.50) starts with a meringue biscuit then adds strata of crushed hazelnuts, crispy praline, milk chocolate filling, thin leaves of milk chocolate, and chocolate whipped cream. It's capped off with a smooth milk chocolate ganache.