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Re-Watch How to Make the Iconic Pastry From 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Celebrate the film's multiple Oscar wins with the courtesan au chocolat.

Last night, direct Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel won four Academy Awards — including trophies for Production Design and Original Score — so now's an excellent time to revisit the film's central food-related theme: the courtesan au chocolate pastries that emerge from the bakery at Mendl's. (As Eater at the Movies critic Joshua David Stein wrote in his Grand Budapest review, "More than just precious food porn, the pastries serve as a hopeful counterpoint to the crushing heavy cuisine of the Grand Budapest Hotel... They are sweet endings but they also signify new beginnings.")

Here now, the step-by-step video that breaks down the pastry make-up, keeping the film's familiar pastels themes and colors. Go, watch the how-to above:

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