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Choux Pastry Buns

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 125 Gram
  Unsalted butter 100 Gram, cut into pieces
  Eggs 4 , beaten
Directions

1. Sift the flour onto a piece of paper. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan with 300 ml (1/2 pint) water. Bring to the boil and tip the flour into the saucepan. Beat with a wooden spoon over the heat for about 1 minute or until the mixture forms a ball in the centre of the pan. Leave to cool for 2 minutes.
2. Gradually beat in the eggs, a little at a time, until the paste is smooth and glossy. Using 2 teaspoons, place spoonfuls of the paste on baking sheets, spacing them about 5 cm (2 inches) apart. You should have enough mixture for about 40 small spoonfuls.
3. Bake in a preheated oven, at 220°C (425°F), Gas Mark 7, for about 20 minutes until the buns are well risen and golden. Remove from the oven and make a slit in the side of each bun to allow the steam to escape. Return them to the oven for a further 3-5 minutes until they are firm. Transfer the buns to a wire rack to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 365 Calories from Fat 227

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.5%

Saturated Fat 14.5 g72.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 265.2 mg88.4%

Sodium 72.7 mg3%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.75 g3%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 8 g16.7%

Vitamin A 17.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 3.6% Iron 5.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Choux Pastry Buns Recipe