This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was a recipe I made four years ago when Baking Chez Moi first came out. Profiteroles are always a good idea and Dorie has the brilliant idea to make this chocolate version which appears in Baking Chez Moi.
I’ve made these a number of times over the past few years but not recently so am taking the liberty today to repost the original images I took back then. I just flew home from San Francisco (on a redeye flight – which I have decided I am clearly too old to do anymore – I was pretty useless yesterday and basically caught up on three days’ sleep in one, when I was planning on doing a little baking… (I think, though, after making and photographing hundreds of Dorie recipes every week – sometimes multiple times in a week – over the past near decade, I’ve got a few free passes to use!).
Instead of filling them with whipped cream as is typical, these have a filling of mascarpone tinged with rosewater and a touch of red food colouring. I don’t like the flavour of rose so much and rarely have rosewater on hand so I went with the plain version of the filling, with just as tasty results!
So pretty, these would make a great addition to any holiday dessert buffet, wouldn’t they?
Get the recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Chocolate Cream Puffs with Mascarpone Filling on page 233 of Baking Chez Moi!
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