A pastry made with maida and other ingredients
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Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Cuisine Continental
Servings 3 people


Chou pastry:

Chocolate sauce:

  • 200 g Dark chocolate
  • 40 g Butter
  • 50 g Fresh cream


  • For preparing profiteroles, boil salt, water, butter and sugar.
  • 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.
  • Grease a baking sheet and dust it with maida.
  • Preheat the oven at 180 degrees celsius.
  • Knead the pastry well in a food processor.
  • Add in the eggs and knead it well until the pastry turns smooth. Let it cool.
  • Make well shaped balls from the pastry. Place it onto the baking sheet.
  • Brush with egg yolk mixed in a drop of water.
  • 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.
  • Leave it to cool.
  • For the sauce: 11)Melt the chocolate on low heat.
  • Add in butter and cream. Mix it till smooth and keep it aside.
  • Fill each chou with a scoop of ice-cream and arrange it on the plate.
  • Profiteroles are ready. Pour the chocolate sauce over the chou and serve immediately.
  • Note: 1)You can change the filling with any other ice-cream or fruit mousse or fruit puree.
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