TWD BCM Rewind: Profiteroles, Ice Cream and Hot Chocolate Sauce, Benoit Style

August 29, 2017 at 7:50 pm | Posted in BCM, general pastry, groups, other sweet, puddings, custards, mousses, sweet things, tuesdays with dorie | 6 Comments
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profiteroles, ice cream and hot chocolate sauce, Benoit style

This major sweet tooth has a hard time picking out an absolute favorite dessert, but ice cream profiteroles are definitely on the shortlist. In fact, I get a little angry if I go to a French bistro-style restaurant and they aren’t on the menu! Choux is fun to make at home though, so I’m happy to take care of my profiterole cravings myself every once in a while. These Profiteroles, Ice Cream and Hot Chocolate Sauce have an extra twist…the choux puffs are actually filled with pastry cream. Cream puffs and profiteroles in one– a twofer! That’s more than I need, really, but I’d never say no. I had choux piped out in the freezer, I made the chocolate sauce ahead of time and I used shop-bought ice cream, so making a little pastry cream was no big deal. This was a great dessert, of course, and I’m glad I got a chance to make it.

For the recipe, see Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan. Don’t forget to check out the rest of the TWD Blogroll to see what other folks caught up on this week!

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  1. This is seriously the perfect dessert! I love making choux, but don’t do it nearly enough!

    Sues

  2. They look so delicious with the chocolate sauce glistening on top. I’m impressed that you piped your choux dough and made it come out so perfectly sized. A towfer is the perfect way to describe this dessert, so delicious!

  3. A perfect two-in-one, are you kidding me?! haha All my favorites on one plate 🙂

  4. This is spectacular looking and I know it tasted wonderful too! Gorgeous!

  5. This one was a sweet tooth’s dream. We enjoyed this one too.

  6. I love profiteroles!


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