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How to Make Profiteroles

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This is a recipe for profiteroles, also known as cream puffs. This profiteroles recipe uses choux pastry to make plain chocolate profiteroles.
  Choux pastry mix 4 Tablespoon (Or as needed)
  Chantilly cream 4 Tablespoon (Or as needed)
  Chocolate sauce 4 Tablespoon (Or as needed)
  Plain chocolate 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated (For garnish)
  Icing sugar 2 Tablespoon (For dusting)

1. Make the Choux Pastry mix and set aside.
2. Lightly grease a nonstick baking tray.
3. Preheat oven to 210 C / 410 F(Gas Mark 6).

4. Spoon the choux pastry into the bag and carefully pip small walnut-size blobs of pastry onto the baking tray. Space the blobs apart.
5. Dampen the tip of your finger with a touch of cold water and neatly smooth down any small peaks that may be on your blobs of pastry.
6. Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for about 20–25 minutes.
7. Remove from the oven and, using a metal skewer, make a small hole in each profiterole.
8. Return to the oven for a further 4–5 minutes.
9. Remove the profiteroles from the oven and place onto a wire rack and allow to cool.

10. Using a smaller piping bag, fill each profiterole with Chantilly Cream / Chantilly Crème.
11. Arrange the profiteroles neatly in small piles on plates and dust with a little icing sugar.
12. Take the warm Chocolate Sauce and carefully spoon over each pile of profiteroles.

13. Garnish the plates with a little grated chocolate and serve.

Things You Will Need
1. Non-stick baking tray
2. Piping bag
3. Metal skewer

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Choux Pastry
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Here's a dessert that will rock any party and turn any mundane evening into a delightful one! Watch this video to learn how you can make for yourself and for the others a yummilicious treat of puffy, creamy profiteroles. These will be loved by both kids and adults.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 149 Calories from Fat 80

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 5.4 g27.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 24 mg8%

Sodium 25.7 mg1.1%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.47 g1.9%

Sugars 13.1 g

Protein 1 g2.8%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.9% Iron 1.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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