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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.

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Last modified on: March 17th 2019

For 40 pieces, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
1 hour 8 min.10 min.25 min.1 hour 43 min.
Preservation:
Should be eaten the day it is made.
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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.
Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs : Photo of step #7 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.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 40 pieces : 3.69 €
Per piece : 0.09 €

Note : These prices are only approximate

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Source

Home made.
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More recipes?

This recipe use (among others)
Choux pastry (pâte à choux): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Puits d'amour, Saint Honoré cake, Valay-Brest, Pets de nonne, Profiteroles, ... All
Chantilly creamChantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: St Tropez tart, Cranachan, Individual charlottes with morello cherries, Strawberries with mint and cream, Ice-cream Vacherin, ... 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 Fudge Cupcakes, Little vanilla, clementine and chestnut verrines, Chestnut moelleux, ... All
Craquelin (sweet cracker dough)Craquelin (sweet cracker dough): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Choux pastry (pâte à choux), Galette de Fougerolles, ... All

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