Chocolate Profiteroles

profiterolesThese delicious cream-filled chocolate covered gluten free profiteroles are a proper treat and the best bit is you won’t be able to tell they are gluten free, they are also surprisingly easy to make.

Chocolate Profiteroles
  • 75g Gluten Free Plain Flour
  • ½ Tsp Caster Sugar
  • 150ml Water
  • 50g Butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 200ml Double Cream (for filling)
  • 150g Cooking Chocolate
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200c (400f)
  2. Sift the flour into mixing bowl
  3. Melt the butter in a saucepan and as soon as it's melted, add the water and stir until it starts to boil
  4. Turn off the heat and add the flour, stirring until it forms a soft dough.
  5. Add the eggs and sugar and keep stirring until well mixed and almost paste-like in texture
  6. Using a teaspoon, spoon the mixture onto a greased baking tray. A heaped teaspoon will make a perfect size profiterole.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes
  8. Leave the profiteroles to cool and whilst cooling whip the cream in a bowl until it starts to thicken
  9. Using a piping bag or syringe or similar, fill each profiterole with a generous helping of the whipped double cream
  10. Melt the chocolate in a microwavable bowl for 20 seconds, if not melted sufficiently, cook for another 10 seconds and repeat until the chocolate is smooth and fairly runny.



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