View Full Version : Choux Pastry

Mr Flibble
Jan 5th, 2009, 05:09 PM
Is something that I've really missed this past few years.

I'm not sure it can easily be made and I hadn't come across anyone who's claimed it's possible before, until I found this recipe:


From the people who make very tasty (albeit rampantly overpriced) truffles that I got for Christmas this year.

Skeptically I gave it a go (with soya milk, pure and agave).

Suffices to say, it didn't work. They weren't overly unpleasant to eat, but it did take me a while to figure out what they reminded of before I remembered - a sweetened version of one of my failed yorkshire pudding attempts. Then I lost interest.

The balls I made flattened down a bit and cracked like cookies. They turned a dark colour and were stodgy - certainly not puffy and certainly not fillable with cream.

Anyone else had better results they can share?

Poison Ivy
Jan 5th, 2009, 05:25 PM
I've made that one before (if it wasn't that one it was one very similar but stuck to maple syrup along with the pure & soya milk)....had results pretty much like yours - tasted okay, but certainly not choux pastry!:)

Rest assured I'll be keeping an eye on this thread to see if anyone's had any success!:D