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Can You Identify This Dessert?

WhatIsThisFood | Jan 19, 201507:30 AM

I'm not especially a foodie, but I do have a question about the identity of an unusual dessert.

Background: I'm a photographer. I recently purchased a colour-calibrated monitor which came with a series of test photographs for checking colour and gamut etc of the screen. One of these photos contains a small cake or pastry type item with some kind of fruit compote in the middle - I thought that it seemed interesting and tasty, but I've never seen such a thing before.

I showed the photo to my girlfriend who had that "tip-of-the-tongue" feeling regarding knowing that you know what something is but not actually being able to remember what it's called. We both searched Google to no avail - I tried cropping the pic and reverse image searching for it (all I came up with was the original image) and searching GIS for things such as "Fruit filled pastry" and "fruit compote cake" but I haven't had any luck finding anything even remotely similar, with the exception of this one image.

I'm wondering whether this food item was simply made specifically for the image, and is in fact not a real item, or whether it's just so obscure (at least in my part of the world or on the Internet in the places that I have looked) that I simply haven't come across it before.

I have attached a cropped version of the cake in question, as well as the original image so you can see it in context(some kind of continental breakfast including a croissant and coffee).

I would greatly appreciate any input into what this dessert is, if it is even a real "thing" :).

Thanks in advance for any assistance!

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