Sweet Saturday # 8 – recipe for profiteroles

Profiteroles
Ingredients
150ml cold water
1 tsp caster
sugar
50g butter
60g plain flour
2 eggs
For the filling:
250ml Double
cream
For the topping:
225g plain
chocolate
Method
Preheat oven to
200c gas mark 6. Grease baking tray.
Melt butter,
water and sugar in a saucepan. Then bring to the boil.
Turn off heat
and add flour beat vigorously until mixture makes a smooth paste.
Whisk eggs in
jug and add to saucepan a little at a time, beating with each addition.
Put teaspoonfuls
of the mixture on to baking sheets.
Bake for 25 – 30
mins until golden brown.
Make a slit in
each one and leave to cool.
Whisk cream
until stiff. Fill profiteroles with cream.
Melt chocolate
in small plastic bowl in microwave.
Use tsp to coat
top of profiteroles with chocolate and refrigerate.

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