If you ever get a chance to go to Honolulu, Hawaii, I highly recommend visiting Liliha Bakery and getting a box of their Coco Puffs! Their Coco Puffs are one of my favorite desserts in the world! This gloopy, messy, and delicious dessert is pâte à choux with a chocolate filling, and topped with what they call chantilly (not to be confused with chantilly cream). […]
I know I’ve been posting quite a bit of choux recipes lately, but I think this will be one of the last ones I do for a while. I was on a mission to figure out how to make pastry cream correctly, and I needed to make something using my successful results. Luckily Dorie Greenspan has a lot of different recipes that include pastry cream-filled […]
I originally made these Bubble Éclairs because I wanted to test out Dorie’s pasty cream recipe. However, I gave up on the pastry cream after several failed attempts. I ended up making these Éclairs with a cocoa whipped cream filling instead. I also wanted to make these Éclairs because I thought I could knock 2 recipes out in one shot (also making Chouquettes). All in all, these turned […]
Chouquettes are like little cream puff pastries, except without the cream inside. They’re topped with pearl sugar (which happen to be my favorite part) and make a perfect bite-sized snack.
When I first saw this recipe in Dorie Greenspan’s Around My French Table, I immediately marked it as a “Must Try” recipe. I had never made choux before, but I read recipes in different cookbooks and watched a few YouTube videos for demonstrations. I realized that the ingredients and techniques are pretty much all the same. I most recently acquired a copy of Baking With […]