Blueberry and cream choux buns

    40 min

    A light and delicate dessert of homemade choux pastry filled with a blueberry cream mixture and loads of fresh berries.

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    Serves: 10 

    • 120ml water
    • 60g butter
    • 95g plain flour
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 3 eggs
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 300g blueberries
    • 475ml whipping cream
    • 5 teaspoons vanilla sugar
    • 1 tablespoon icing sugar

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 250 C / Gas 9. Line a baking tray with parchment.
    2. In a medium saucepan, combine butter and water and bring to the boil. Sift together flour and a pinch of salt and pour all at once into boiling mixture. Stir vigorously until mixture forms a ball. Remove from heat and add eggs, one at a time, stirring vigorously after each addition. Drop by spoonfuls onto baking tray.
    3. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven.
    4. Whip the cream with vanilla sugar until stiff.
    5. Puree 1/3 blueberries with icing sugar. Fold into whipped cream.
    6. Cut each choux bun in half. Add whipped cream, arrange some blueberries and cover with the other half. Serve immediately.


    For a professional-looking finish, you can use whipped cream stabiliser to make the cream even stiffer. Whip It! by Dr Oetker is a popular brand available in some shops and online.

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