Chouquettes

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Chouquettes are small, choux pastry puffs sprinkled with sugar nibs. Super easy to make, these are totally delicious.

If you are nervous about making pate a choux, be it éclairs, profiteroles, croquembouches, beignets, crullers, Paris Brest or St. Honore cake, try these Chouquettes first. They are quick, straightforward and will instil confidence for making the other more embellished pate a choux offerings.

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Choux pastry typically contains only butter, water, salt, flour and eggs but having looked at a few recipes, some contain milk and a little sugar too.

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