Salambôs, or Caramel Cream Puffs


Preparation info

  • Makes about thirty buns, enough for

    eight to ten

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Long and Messy Business

A Long and Messy Business

By Rowley Leigh

Published 2018

  • About

The buns can be formed with a couple of teaspoons dipped in hot water. Another simplification would be simply to fill the buns with whipped cream.


For the Choux Paste

  • 50 g ( oz) butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 1 teaspoon


Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F, Gas Mark 6).

Bring 300ml (10 fl oz) water, the butter, sugar and salt to a simmer in a saucepan before adding the sifted flour in a thin stream, whisk