A pastry made with maida and other ingredients

Profiteroles | Pachakam


A pastry made with maida and other ingredients

Category : Snacks, Egg-tarian

By Mia Varghese

Published On: 06 Aug 2011

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Step 1

For preparing profiteroles, boil salt, water, butter and sugar.

Step 2

Add in the sifted maida and mix well with a wooden spoon until the pastry becomes a ball.(It should not stick to the bottom). Allow it to cool.

Step 3

Grease a baking sheet and dust it with maida.

Step 4

Preheat the oven at 180 degrees celsius.

Step 5

Knead the pastry well in a food processor.

Step 6

Add in the eggs and knead it well until the pastry turns smooth. Let it cool.

Step 7

Make well shaped balls from the pastry. Place it onto the baking sheet.

Step 8

Brush with egg yolk mixed in a drop of water.

Step 9

Put the sheet in the oven and bake it for 20 minutes. Then leave it in the oven for a further 5 minutes with the door half opened.

Step 10

Leave it to cool.

Step 11

For the sauce:
11)Melt the chocolate on low heat.

Step 12

Add in butter and cream. Mix it till smooth and keep it aside.

Step 13

Fill each chou with a scoop of ice-cream and arrange it on the plate.

Step 14

Profiteroles are ready. Pour the chocolate sauce over the chou and serve immediately.

Step 15

1)You can change the filling with any other ice-cream or fruit mousse or fruit puree.

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