Prep:  20 minutes
Cook:  25-30 minutes
Makes:  30 Mini Puffs
Average: 3.9 (39 votes)
Recipe by: Devondale
This classic profiteroles dessert is easier to make than you think. The ultimate combination of pasty, cream and chocolate these makes profiteroles a definite crowd pleaser.
Credit: Recipe by: Karen Argento. Photography: Whisk Media Group

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Cream Puffs
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C for fan-forced
  2. Bring to the boil butter, water and salt in a medium saucepan
  3. Add the flour, then cook over a gentle heat, while mixing delicately, until mixture forms one lump. Remove from heat and cool (approx. 5 minutes)
  4. Add the well-beaten eggs a little at a time until combined and mixture is glossy
  5. Pipe tablespoons of mixture onto a lined baking tray and bake in a hot oven for 10 minutes
  6. Reduce heat to moderate and cook for a further 20 minutes. Remember not to open the oven during cooking!
  7. Whip cream until thickened. Sandwich puffs with cream. Drizzle with melted chocolate or dust with icing sugar
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The choux pastry is excellent!
3 years 4 months ago
The choux pastry recipe is excellent. But I added 4tbsp icing sugar and 1 tsp vanilla extract to 300ml thickened cream before whipping it until stiff. This adds sweetness fo the filling.