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Profiteroles

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Ingredients
  Choux pastry 1 (Use 1 Quantity)
  Whipped cream 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
  Cream 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
  Icing sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Chocolate cream sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Use As Required For Serving)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 425°F/220°C/Gas 7 before baking.

MAKING
2) Take a large shallow baking tray; grease it and then place it under cold running water, shaking off any surplus water.
3) On this prepared tray, pipe or spoon 20 equal amounts of choux pastry, well apart from each other and bake for 25 minutes in preheated oven until the pastry becomes golden and well puffed.
4) Take them off from the oven and slit each bun.
5) Place them back to oven and bake for a further 5 minutes.
6) Keep the buns on a wire rack to allow cooling.
7) Fill the buns with whipped cream and sprinkle with icing sugar one hour before serving.

SERVING
8) Serve at once with luke warm chocolate cream sauce.

TIPS
When cooked, choux buns can be open frozen and packed up to 3 months in rigid containers.
Defroze and cook till crisp in a hot oven for 2 minutes when required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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