Team USA was inspired by the quintessential American dessertﾖapple pie when team members made ice cream from Granny Smith apples and mould it into an apple shape.
A slice of the American teamﾒs apple ice cream cake.
Another example of Team USAﾒs dessert offerings.
American team member Remy Funfrock works with caramel.
Team Netherlandsﾒ James Bond theme is demonstrated in this Diamonds are Forever ice cream cake.
This slice of Team Netherlands cake showcases the alternating layers of sorbet in its Diamonds are Forever ice cream cake.
Another Team Netherlands dessert playing on the James Bond theme.
Judge Pierre Herme looks at the Dutch 007 dessert.
A closeup of one of Team Chinaﾒs desserts.
A slice of the mango ice cream cake from Team China.
Team Franceﾒs ice cream cake.
Team Belguimﾒs chocolate cake.
An ice cream cake from Team Belgium.
Team Hungaryﾒs ice cream dessert.
Team Japanﾒs chocolate entremet.
The panel of judges at the Pastry World Cup 2009.
Team France wins gold at the Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie 2009.