Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs


Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs
These mini choux puffs are topped with a layer of craquelin and filled with Mont-Blanc cream: a mixture of whipped cream and sweetened chestnut purée.
17,9854.2/5 for 6 ratings
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Last modified on: March 17th 2019

For 40 pieces, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 20 pieces 40 pieces 80 pieces 120 pieces

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Time required for this recipe:
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1 hour 8 min.10 min.25 min.1 hour 43 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 30 min.
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs : Photo of step #1
Prepare 200 g Chantilly cream.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs : Photo of step #2
Gently fold 125 g sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons) into the cream with a soft spatula to keep the lightness that has been whipped in.

Your Mont-Blanc cream is ready. Set aside in the fridge.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs : Photo of step #3
Preheat the oven to 430°F (220°C).

Roll out 100 g Craquelin (sweet cracker dough) and cut circles with a 0.8 inch (2 cm) cutter.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs : Photo of step #4
Lay a sheet of cooking parchment on a baking sheet.

Prepare 350 g Choux pastry (pâte à choux), then pipe with a forcing bag into small mounds 0.8 inch (2 cm) in diameter.

Top each mound with a circle of craquelin.

Stage 5 - 25 min.
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs : Photo of step #5
Bake for about 25 minutes until the puffs are well risen and golden brown.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs : Photo of step #6
Leave to cool on a wire rack.

Stage 7 - 10 min.
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Using a serrated knife, slice each puff in half horizontally, trying not to spoil the domed top with its craquelin.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs : Photo of step #8
Fill the puffs generously with the Mont-Blanc cream, using a forcing bag.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs : Photo of step #9
Pop the lids back on the puffs and press gently to help them stick.

Stage 10
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs : Photo of step #10
Your mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs are ready.

Remarks

This recipe can be varied with other creams instead of Mont-Blanc, such as pistachio confectioner's custard, apple confectioner's custard or chocolate mousse.

Keeping:

Should be eaten the day it is made.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,539 Kcal or 10,630 Kj31 gr267 gr168 gr
127 %12 %25 %25 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
328 Kcal or 1,373 Kj4 gr34 gr22 gr
16 %2 %3 %3 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
63 Kcal or 264 Kj1 gr7 gr4 gr
3 %<1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Choux pastry (pâte à choux)Choux pastry (pâte à choux): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Profiteroles, Pets de nonne, Puits d'amour, Saint Honoré cake, Paris-Brest, ... All
Chantilly creamChantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: European glass, Key Lime Pie for Jeremy, Individual charlottes with morello cherries, Millefeuille, Pear charlotte, ... All
Sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons)Sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chestnut and hazelnut biscuits, Chestnut mousse in a whipper , Chestnut Fudge Cupcakes, Chestnut moelleux, Chestnut cake, ... All
Craquelin (sweet cracker dough)Craquelin (sweet cracker dough): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Galette de Fougerolles, Choux pastry (pâte à choux), ... All

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