Gougere

    Gougere

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    About this recipe: This French cheese pastry is delicious hot or cold. Enjoy as part of a buffet or as a starter, or simply on its own!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 50g (2 oz) butter
    • 300ml (1/2 pt) milk
    • salt and pepper
    • 100g (4 oz) flour
    • 4 eggs
    • 75g (3 oz) Gruyere cheese, diced

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:45min cooling  ›  Ready in:2hr 

    1. Cut butter into small bits, put it in the milk with 1 teaspoon salt and a little pepper and bring quickly to the boil. Pour sifted flour in, all at once. Stir until thick paste is obtained.
    2. Remove from heat, stir eggs in one at a time. When paste is shiny and smooth, add diced cheese but reserve 1 dessertspoon. Allow to cool.
    3. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
    4. Butter a baking tray. Spoon choux mixture onto tray in a thick circle. Scatter remaining cheese on top. Brush with milk.
    5. Bake in preheated oven for about 45 minutes. Enjoy hot or cold.

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