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    Default Choux Pastry

    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:

    http://www.hipohyfryd.co.uk/recipe_c...stry_balls.php

    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?
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    Default Re: Choux Pastry

    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!
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