Salted Caramel and Mocha Profiteroles
I have never attempted choux pastry before as it always seemed fairly daunting, having seen many a disaster on ‘The Great British Bake off’ or ‘Master Chef’. But actually its surprisingly easy and value for money. The only major things I have found to watch out for is piping out the right size of pastry and patience when adding the egg ‘a little at a time’ and don’t just pour all of the last bit in the jug at once!
I decided to be creative with my fillings by choosing two different types, one mocha and one salted caramel. There is no question as to which one was the favourite – can you guess? Yes you guessed it – salted caramel all round!
I used a ‘four egg recipe’ for my pastry which makes around 60 rolls but I have listed a ‘two egg recipe’ which makes approximately 30 which is plenty. Continue reading