50 Minutes
Chocolate Profiteroles

Profiteroles

Chocolate Profiteroles – the perfect dessert, light choux pastry encasing lightly whipped cream coated in a rich chocolate sauce.

 

How it's doneDirections

Step 1

Set the oven to 200C 400F or gas mark 6.

Step 2

Place the butter and water in a pan.

Step 3

Melt the butter and then boil.

Add the flour, beat till smooth.

Step 4

Add the egg(s) to the bowl and beat the eggs.

Step 5

Add the eggs a bit at a time to the pan, beat till smooth.

Step 6

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Place in a piping bag with a plain nozzle.

Pipe small circles about 5 cms with a smaller circle above onto a damp baking tray. Flatten any peaks left from piping with a knife.

Place in the oven and cook for 30 mins or until well risen and crisp.

Remove from the oven and leave to cool.

Step 7

Whip the cream to form soft peaks, add to the piping bag.

Step 8

Insert into the base of the profiterole fill the profiterole with cream.

Step 9

Mix the sauce ingredients together to form a thick sauce.

Coat the top of the profiteroles with the sauce

Step 10

Serve 3 to 4 profiteroles with the chocolate sauce.

What you needIngredients

Servings 4
Utensils
  • 1 Medium Pan
  • 1 Medium Bowl
  • 1 Chopping Board
  • 1 Large Knife
  • 1 Hand Mixer
Pastry
  • 100 gram Plain Flour
  • 85 grams Butter
  • 200 ml Water
  • 3 Eggs
Filling
  • 500 grams Double Cream
Topping
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 5 tbsp Icing Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Water

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