Coffee Glazed Profiteroles 

Makes 24
Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 114g butter (chopped)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla essence
  • 600ml whipped cream ( Before whipping add desired amount of icing sugar)

Coffee glaze:

  • 125g icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15ml) boiling water
  • 1 tsp instant coffee

 

Method

  1. Recite Bismillah.
  2. In a pot bring water & butter to a boil.
  3. Add in flour & stir immediately & quickly till the mixture leaves the sides of the pot clean.
  4. Turn off heat. Cool slightly.
  5. Using an electric whisk beat in one egg at a time & vanilla essence till the dough has a velvety consistency.
  6. Preheat oven to 180c.
  7. Using a round nozzle pipe the dough into small buns on a greased tray. ( about 5cm in diameter)
  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Lower the heat to 100c & remove the profiteroles from the oven.
  10. Cut the buns in half.
  11. Place them back in the oven till dry.
  12. Remove them from the oven & allow to cool.
  13. Prepare the coffee glaze by dissolving the instant coffee in water.
  14. Place the icing sugar in the bowl & gradually add the coffee. Stir till smooth. If the glaze is too smooth add icing sugar, if too thick add water.
  15. Fill the buns with whipped cream. (using a star nozzle)
  16. Dip the tops of the profiteroles in ganache & decorate as you wish. Enjoy!
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