Homemade Choux Buns
Choux pastry, or pâte à choux, is a light pastry dough used to make profiteroles, croquembouches, éclairs, French crullers, beignets, St. Honoré cake, quenelles, Parisian gnocchi, dumplings, gougères, chouquettes and craquelins.
Portion Size: 10 Buns
Prep Time: 30 Mins
400 ml Choux paste
250 ml Pastry cream
250 ml Whipping cream
25 gm Nib almonds
50 gm Icing sugar
25 ml Milk
1. Lightly grease baking trays.
2. Place the choux paste into a bag containing a 15 mm plain piping tube then pipe the paste onto baking trays in small ball shapes 4 cm in diameter.
3. Prepare an egg wash with the egg and milk. Using a pastry brush, egg wash the buns then sprinkle with nib almonds. Cook in an oven at 220°C to a golden brown colour.
4. Remove the tray from the oven, transfer the buns to a pastry wire and allow to go completely cold.
5. Make a cut in the base and with a piping bag and a small plain tube pipe either cold pastry cream or whipped cream to fill the buns.
6. Dredge the buns with icing sugar and serve.
You can drizzle melted chocolate over the top for great presentation.
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4. 1 ml (milliliter) is the equivalent of 1 gm (gram).
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