Hot Cheese Puffs Recipe

Summary

CuisineMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

For choux pastry
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter1 Ounce (30 Grams)
 Salt1 Pinch
 Plain flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Eggs2
 Grated parmesan cheese3 Tablespoon
For filling
 Plain flour1 Tablespoon
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Grated cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Grated parmesan cheese2 Tablespoon
 Bacon rashers3
 Shallots4
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1416 Calories from Fat 695

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 79 g120.9%

Saturated Fat 42.4 g212%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 588.7 mg

Sodium 2477.1 mg103.2%

Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.8%

Sugars 8.5 g

Protein 77 g154.1%

Vitamin A 59.4% Vitamin C 13.3%

Calcium 141.2% Iron 24.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

For Choux Pastry:
Mix water, chopped butter and salt in pan, bring to boil, stirring until butter melts.
Bring mixture to full rolling boil, add sifted flour all at once, stir vigorously with wooden spoon until mixture leaves sides of pan and forms a smooth ball.
Remove from heat, cool slightly.
Add beaten eggs a little at a time, beating well after each addition (this can be done in an electric mixer or food processor).
Drop heaped teaspoonfuls of pastry on to lightly greased oven trays; allow room for spreading.
Bake in moderate oven 25 minutes or until crisp.
Cut puffs in half, remove any soft centre.
Cool.
When ready to serve, spoon filling into the puffs, sprinkle tops with parmesan cheese, return to moderate oven for 5 minutes.
Filling Melt butter in pan, add flour, cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Add milk, stir until sauce boils and thickens.
Remove from heat, add cheeses, stir until cheese melts.
Chop bacon finely, add to dry pan, cook until crisp, add chopped shallots, cook further 1 minute.
Add bacon mixture to sauce.
Add salt and pepper.
Cool.
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