Arranged in the shape of a pineapple (a symbol of friendship), this madeleine structure was made by covering a foam form in rolled fondant and then, starting from the bottom, attaching the cookies to it with thin wooden skewers.
Pièce Montée MADELEINES~ Madeleines, home made or purchased are assembled on a ring of nougat to form a conical tower. Like a croquembouche. A beautiful edible centerpiece for a Wedding or Christmas buffet. Photo from ANGELINA, PARIS