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Choux Pastry

Posted by Bee & John on November 11, 2010 at 10:49 PM

Well... You'd think that I would have made this before... and I have.  But... I was too impatient and stuffed it up.


First, I didn't wait for it to cool down AND didn't realise it is a sticky dough - so thought I'd stuffed up.


The second time, I had let it cool right down, but had not put the flour in... it's too late then LOL


There is no mucking about with this recipe.....The third time I followed the recipe!  It was perfect, SO easy!  SO quick and Sooooooo yummy!


This is an idea I saw on the telly the other day - put it in a circle and then, when cooked, fill it with a mixture of 1/3 lemon butter and 2/3rds whipped cream.


LESSON: don't make it bigger than any plate you have to serve it on!! 


HINT:  Let it REALLY dry out.  When it is all brown and dry to touch.  Pierce it with the tip of a knife to let the steam escape and then switch off the oven and let it/them sit in the oven as it cools down


HINT: The choc decoration was easy to do actually.  I got the idea from Junior MasterChef  (How can those kids KNOW that stuff!!!??)  Put a couple of blocks of chocolate into a plastic bag.  Sit the bag in hot water until it is melted.  Cut a tiny piece out of the corner fo the bag and use it like an icing bag!


HINT:  My mum used to fill these with strawberries and cream!!!!!  YUMMMMMMM, but if you like custard, use the creme patisserie recipe in the everyday cookbook.



Categories: Easy Specialties, Baking

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2 Comments

Reply Bee
9:38 PM on November 22, 2010 
Jude says...
That looks awesome. I think I might make this for the afternoon tea I am on next week. Thanks for the inspiration. Oh...and for linking me!
Thermominx xx

It IS yummy! another hint for you - make sure there is enough people there to eat it or you end up eating it all yourself! HaHaHa
Reply Jude
5:46 PM on November 22, 2010 
That looks awesome. I think I might make this for the afternoon tea I am on next week. Thanks for the inspiration. Oh...and for linking me!
Thermominx xx