Choux Pastry

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    Choux Puffs or 20 Eclairs
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

  • About

This pastry is unlike other pastry in that the dough is cooked twice. Making choux is an exact process — weigh all the ingredients and follow the instructions to the letter.


  • 100 g ( oz) unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon caste


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F/Gas 6). Lightly grease or line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Put 250 ml (