IMG_6446lazy afternoon but need to prepare something fast for tea with friends.. φ(..)this dessert is really easy peasy… and the custard cream makes this uber yummy… ( ु⚈᷁௰⚈᷁ ू)

Ingredients (makes 8 rows)

IMG_6445Cream puff
50ml water
22g unsalted butter
30g low protein flour
3g dark cocoa powder
1 egg, slightly beaten
a pinch of salt

IMG_6441Custard Filling
For custard:
85ml milk
20g caster sugar
1 egg yolk
5g low protein flour
3g corn starch
1/5 vanilla pod

40g whipping cream
8g caster sugar

24 strawberries (just the tip of strawberries will do)

Directions

IMG_6442– prepare custard – beat egg yolk with sugar till thick and pale
– sift in flour and corn starch and mix well
– bring milk to a gentle boil with vanilla pod and add in to the egg mixture. mix well
– pour mixture back into saucepan, and boil it on medium heat, stirring constantly. remove from fire once custard starts to leave sides of saucepan. place cling wrap directly on top of custard and allow it to cool
– preheat oven to 200 degrees C
– in a saucepan, add water, butter and salt, and boil on medium heat until butter has melted and mixture is boiling gently
– remove saucepan from fire, and sift in flour and cocoa powder. using a wooden spoon, stir everything together to get a soft dough
– place saucepan back to medium heat stove, and continue stirring till a thin membrane forms on the bottom of saucepan
– place dough into a clean mixer bowl and allow to cool slightly
– add in egg in a few additions and incorporate well, mixing till the mixture is shiny, and thick. it should drool off from the spoon in the form of an inverted triangle slowly
– pour batter into piping bag fitted with a 1cm round piping tip
– pipe 8 rows of batter, each made up of 3 rounds, onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper
– bake on 200 degrees till the puffs have risen fully. then, turn the temperature down to 180 degrees C. the entire baking time is 30 mins
– once baked, remove and allow puffs to cool
– meantime, beat whipping cream with sugar till it form soft peaks
– add in cooled custard and continue beating till well incorporated. pour custard whipped cream into piping bag
– slit off the top of the puff (about 1/3 of height of puff) and pipe custard onto it. top it with strawberries, and then place back the tops. sift icing sugar on puffs as desired
– chilled slightly before serving

IMG_6448join me for tea? ԅ(‾⌣‾ԅ)

Pollution index: 3 (in Hong Kong)

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(16) Comments

  • Rumbling Tummy (April 14, 2014)

    Oh these looks so lovely! Can I join you for tea ?

  • May Law (April 14, 2014)

    哇! 你的cream puff 还有个伞子, 喜欢喜欢!

  • eileen (April 14, 2014)

    我今天早早来报到,这样就可以多吃几个了,哈哈哈哈!

  • Fion@轩宏妈 (April 14, 2014)

    Sweet到爆!希望有机会吃到咧!

  • Theresa Wong (April 14, 2014)

    真可爱噢~~食指大动也~~

  • Tracy (April 14, 2014)

    看到我眼光光流口水。

  • Little Blue (April 14, 2014)

    我来分礼物的。。。嘻嘻!!

  • 0620 (April 14, 2014)

    太诱人了,这个我不会做,请我吃嘛!! XD

  • Mel (April 14, 2014)

    Love to have afternoon tea with you just to taste this yummy dessert.

  • Jessie Ng (April 14, 2014)

    Wow, love your \”triplet\” cream puffs! I have a big mouth & don\’t mind to have a few of these, hehe.

  • 鲸鱼蓝蓝蓝 (April 14, 2014)

    你真勤劳啊,上帖子很快呢,而且都是好料:)

  • Cass (April 14, 2014)

    好可爱的泡夫,我喜欢哦,可以请我吃吗??

  • Jozelyn Ng (April 14, 2014)

    yer,这个 cream puff 我很喜欢,要吃要吃!

  • Michelle (April 15, 2014)

    Hi, may i know what is low protein flour?

  • fromthekitchenofeloise (April 15, 2014)

    Omg!!! I want, I want!!!

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