Profiteroles

A pastry made with maida and other ingredients

Profiteroles

A pastry made with maida and other ingredients

Category : Snacks, Egg-tarian

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By Mia Varghese

Published On: 06 Aug 2011

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Directions

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

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

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