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Gougères (French cheese puffs)

These French cheese pastries are irresistible, especially when still warm. Guaranteed to be a huge success with your friends! Classic gougères are usually made with cheeses like Comté, Gruyère or Emmental but any kind will be delicious.
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16 Feb 2015
Reviewed by: Julia25
These were delicious and reasonably easy to do. My "balls" came out different sizes due to my poor technique. I am going to try a small ice cream scoop next time to get them more evenly sized.
 
13 Nov 2014
Reviewed by: DougalBrown
These are excellent. Jarlsberg or Comte cheeses work very well, though I found Cheddar too strong - 60g was enough. I added some chopped chives to the mix, and ground a little black pepper on top before cooking. I'll try piping the mixture next time as making so many quenelles was pretty labourious.
 
24 Nov 2013
Reviewed by: Jenowuk
First batch flat, 2nd batch burnt! But once I realised you need to beat the flour with melted butter and boiling water until it forms a dough ball before adding the eggs, and dropped oven temp to 180C after 10 mins, they were great! Have made them a few times since with different types of cheese and they're yummy.
 
21 Dec 2013
Reviewed by: BruceRoberts
Delicious warm or cold. I used Gruyere and it worked really well. I might add a touch of mustard powder or cayenne next time. Perhaps I made mine a little on the small side but the recipe made more than 20 and didn't take the full 20 minutes in the oven. Thanks.
 

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