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Croquembouche

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Croquembouche

Ingredients

  • Choux:

  • 250 milliliters water

  • 100 grams butter

  • 5 grams sugar

  • 2 grams salt

  • 150 grams plain flour

  • 250 grams eggs

  • Crème Pâtissière:

  • 500 milliliters milk

  • Vanilla Pod

  • 80 grams yolk

  • 120 grams caster sugar

  • 40 grams plain flour

  • 40 grams corn flour

  • Caster Sugar

Instructions

  1. - Heat up water, butter, sugar and salt

  2. - Add flour and mix

  3. - Leave to cool

  4. - Whisk in eggs

  5. - Pipe balls and cook at 190C for 20-25 minutes

  6. - Make crème pâtissière

  7. - Fill balls

  8. - Make caramel - bowl of ice ready

  9. - Build the croquembouche

  10. - Make spun sugar decorations

Croquembouche
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