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Basic Choux Pastry

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 4 Large
Directions

In a 3-quart saucepan, heat the margarine, salt, and water over medium heat until the margarine melts and the mixture boils.
Remove from heat.
With a wooden spoon, vigorously stir in the flour all at once until the mixture forms a ball and leaves the side of pan.
Add the eggs to the flour mixture, one at a time, beating well after each addition, until the mixture is smooth and satiny.
Shape and bake the warm batter as directed.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1548 Calories from Fat 991

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 112 g172.8%

Saturated Fat 64.2 g320.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1087.8 mg362.6%

Sodium 779.3 mg32.5%

Total Carbohydrates 97 g32.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 39 g78.1%

Vitamin A 75.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 15.2% Iron 52.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Basic Choux Pastry Recipe