Choux Pastry, used for eclairs, croque en bouche, profiteroles etc is a hard and labor intensive pastry. Be brave and give it a try, you might be suprised at what you can do.


  • 60g plain flour

  • 125mL water

  • 50g butter, cubed

  • pinch of salt

  • pinch of sugar

  • 2 eggs


  • 1.

    Grease a baking tray and preheat oven to 200 degrees celcius.

  • 2.

    Place water, butter, salt, and sugar in a saucepan. Heat until butter and water come to the boil.

  • 3.

    Remove from the heat and add all of the flour at once.

  • 4.

    Mix well using a wooden spoon. Return to the heat and mix until a smooth ball forms and the paste leaves the side of the pan.

  • 5.

    Remove from heat and place the paste in a bowl.

  • 6.

    Lightly beat the eggs in a small bowl.

  • 7.

    Add the eggs to the paste a little at a time, beating well after each addition. the mixture is ready when it is smooth, thick and glossy.

  • 8.

    Spoon the pastry into a piping bag with a 1cm nozzle.

  • 9.

    Pipe rounds of pastry onto the prepared baking tray.

  • 10.

    Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown all over.

  • 11.

    Remove moist interior from pastry and fill with whipped cream or custard

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 175kj
  • Fat Total 12g
  • Saturated Fat 7g
  • Protein 4g
  • Carbohydrate 11g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Sodium 106mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Posted by eatdrinkMIReport
Yep, when I mentioned that I was still nervous on deserts, choux pastry was exactly what came to mind.
Posted by eatdrinkMIReport
Made some profiteroles yesterday Huda, it was actually a breeze. Feeling a bit sick now though as I've eaten most of them already : (
Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
why mike?? choux pasrty is really so easy.. just follow the steps.. Reaaallly easy..made it when i was in donno which grade when i was still in school ..
try Laura's here.. take the step ;-)