The French know their desserts. Some of the most succulent and decadent desserts originate in France. This recipe for Chouquettes is the perfect example of a dessert that is out of this world. You may have the ingredients for this recipe already on hand. If you want to whip up a batch of decadent desserts that everyone will enjoy, then pick up these ingredients and spend the afternoon making wonderful treats and memories with your family this weekend.
- 165 grams water
- 165 grams milk
- 145 grams butter
- 5 grams salt
- 5 grams sugar
- 190 grams flour
- 5 eggs
- Start mixing on low speed.
- Put milk, water, butter, salt, sugar in a vat and boil to 140°C (284°F), on speed 3 for a few minutes.
- When boiling , stop the cooking (turn to 0) and add the flour.
- Keep mixing for 3 minutes on speed 1.
- Place the eggs in a small jug.
- Beat them slightly stirring with a fork.
- When the mixture reaches 60 degrees Celsius, add ⅓ of the beaten eggs.
- Wait until they are well incorporated.
- Then add the second third.
- For the last third, check the color of the dough.
- Pour gradually.
- The dough should be satiny.
- If it shines, there are too many eggs.
- If it is dull, add a little bit more egg.
- Pour the batter into a pastry bag with a plain tip of average diameter.
- Create pretty round balls.
- To obtain a nice appearance:
- Use the remaining beaten egg.
- Using a fork dipped in egg, place the teeth on the ball.
- It should not be too much egg wash.
- Sprinkle with a few grains of sugar.