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Pate a Choux (Puff Pastry Shells)
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8 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 1HR 10MINS

Pate a Choux (Puff Pastry Shells)

These Puff Pastry Shells are a classic, especially when filled with cream! They can also be filled with savory fillings for delicious, fancy "sliders".
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These Puff Pastry Shells are a classic, especially when filled with cream! They can also be filled with savory fillings for delicious, fancy "sliders".
1HR 10MINS
Total Time
$0.73
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
us / metric
Water
1/2 cup
Water
Unsalted Butter
4 Tbsp
Unsalted Butter, chopped
Salt
as needed
Granulated Sugar
as needed
Egg
2
Eggs, beaten
Whipped Cream
to taste
Whipped Cream
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
to taste
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
81
Fat
5.6 g
Protein
0.8 g
Carbs
6.5 g
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step 1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
step 2
Into a pot, add Water (1/2 cup) and Unsalted Butter (4 Tbsp). Heat until butter is melted, but do not bring to a boil.
step 2 Into a pot, add Water (1/2 cup) and Unsalted Butter (4 Tbsp). Heat until butter is melted, but do not bring to a boil.
step 3
Into a mixing bowl, add All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup), Granulated Sugar (as needed), and Salt (as needed). Mix to combine, then add to the water and butter mixture. Stir over medium-high heat for 2 minutes and 30 seconds.
step 3 Into a mixing bowl, add All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup), Granulated Sugar (as needed), and Salt (as needed). Mix to combine, then add to the water and butter mixture. Stir over medium-high heat for 2 minutes and 30 seconds.
step 4
Transfer the dough to the bowl of a stand mixer fitter with a paddle attachment. Mix on low for 1 minute.
step 4 Transfer the dough to the bowl of a stand mixer fitter with a paddle attachment. Mix on low for 1 minute.
step 5
Slowly add in Eggs (2) while continuing to mix.
step 5 Slowly add in Eggs (2) while continuing to mix.
step 6
Transfer dough to a pastry bag.
step 6 Transfer dough to a pastry bag.
step 7
Pipe puffs out onto a baking sheet. Dip your finger in water and press down on the top of each puff to prevent burning. Bake for 15 minutes.
step 7 Pipe puffs out onto a baking sheet. Dip your finger in water and press down on the top of each puff to prevent burning. Bake for 15 minutes.
step 8
Lower heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake for another 35 minutes.
step 9
Cut each puff in half and fill with Whipped Cream (to taste). Replace the tops. They can also be filled with a savory filling if you don't want to use cream.
step 9 Cut each puff in half and fill with Whipped Cream (to taste). Replace the tops. They can also be filled with a savory filling if you don't want to use cream.
step 10
Dust with Powdered Confectioners Sugar (to taste). Serve and enjoy!
step 10 Dust with Powdered Confectioners Sugar (to taste). Serve and enjoy!
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Bread
Shellfish-Free
French
Vegetarian
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