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Gougères are small cheese choux pastries, sometimes (like here) with bits of ham.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 40 Gougères, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
36 min.20 min.56 min.
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Step by step recipe

1 Gougères : Photo of step #1Prepare 450 g Choux pastry (pâte à choux).

Preheat oven to 390°F (200°C).
20 min.
2 Gougères : Photo of step #2Add 50 g grated cheese, setting aside 1 tbs for topping. 1 min.
3 Gougères : Photo of step #3Mix well.

If you choose to add ham, take 2 slices smoked ham and cut in small pieces to add to mixture.
2 min.
4 Gougères : Photo of step #4With a forcing bag make small heaps of mixture, about the size of an olive.

If you don't have a forcing bag use 2 teaspoons instead.
10 min.
5 Gougères : Photo of step #5If necessary, if the heap has got a point on top, flatten with a teaspoon dipped in milk. 2 min.
6 Gougères : Photo of step #6Divide remaining cheese over the top of heaps. 1 min.
7 Gougères : Photo of step #7Put in the oven and cook about 20 minutes until gougères are golden brown. Place on a cooling rack. 20 min.


Serve as soon as possible, try to not leave to cool, much better hot or warm.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1469138 gr270 gr342 gr
73 %53 %25 %52 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
25624 gr47 gr59 gr
13 %9 %4 %9 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
363 gr6 gr8 gr
2 %1 %1 %1 %
% 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 Gougères : 2.46 €
Per Gougères : 0.06 €

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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: Valay-Brest, Paris-Brest, Saint Honoré cake, Profiteroles, Chouquettes, ... All
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