Chocolate cheesecake choux puffs topped with chocolate ganache and sprinkles.

Chocolate cheesecake choux puffs

Happy (nearly) Easter! Today’s recipe is a happy accident, inspired by one of my cooking club member’s sisters who cooks along with her brother some weeks (one silver lining of the pandemic is that I get to cook and bake with not just my students but also their families, as they are at home for … Read more

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Crackle-Top Cream Puffs

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is a version of a cream puff/ profiterole that has become quite popular in Paris over the past few years. Little balls of choux pastry topped with a “craquelin” topping (like a sweet shortcrust dough or, in this case, a brown sugar butter cookie dough) … Read more

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Chocolate Cream Puffs with Mascarpone Filling

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 … Read more

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French Fridays: How to make profiteroles (video)

I don’t think it’s any secret how much I love working with choux pastry… I’ve written about it extensively here on this site… and it’s one of my favourite classes to teach too! I’ve made choux pastry with my cooking club before as well – profiteroles for Christmas,  chouquettes and gougères, just to name a … Read more

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Passion fruit cream puffs

In just a few short days it will be St Valentine’s Day.  For my latest piece for The Ontario Produce Marketing Association I was tasked with developing a recipe using very seasonally appropriate (although definitely not “seasonal” at least here in Canada!) passion fruit for Produce Made Simple.  I absolutely LOVE passion fruit despite not … Read more