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Baubles Add a Little Drama

by Rebecca Freedman

If you were thinking about using sprinkles or dragées to decorate your next homemade dessert, stop right there. We’ve found something even more dramatic: These shiny and colorful chocolate “pearls” (about a quarter-inch in diameter) are perfect for cake decorating. They’re also available in white chocolate, coated in red. Michel Cluizel chocolate pearls, $15 per tube; to order, call 212-477-7335.

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