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Choux pastry recipes

20 Recipes

Put your pastry skills to the test and make a dainty array of choux buns, profiteroles and éclairs, filled with crème pâtissière, fruit and other flavours. 

Eclairs

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A classic eclair recipe of light choux pastry filled with rich crème pâtissière. Make the basic buns, then fill with on-trend flavours and colourful glazes for a stunning afternoon tea treat
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Profiteroles

3.836955

(23 ratings)

Award-winning writer, Fiona Beckett, shares her recipe for the 1970's classic dessert...
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Strawberry & white chocolate choux buns

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Fill light choux pastry with a creamy vanilla custard and Greek yogurt filling then finish with fresh fruit for a lower-sugar afternoon tea treat
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Salted caramel & popcorn crumble choux buns

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(1 rating)

Edd Kimber puts a new spin on classic French choux pastry with these salted caramel buns filled with popcorn cream and finished with a crispy craquelin top
  • 2 hours
  • A challenge

Croquembouche

4.208335

(12 ratings)

For an alternative wedding cake, try croquembouche
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • A challenge

Raspberry religieuse

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A fabulously fruity version of a French choux bun patisserie classic, filled with fluffy vanilla cream, fresh berries and naturally coloured pink icing
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • A challenge

Homemade eclairs

4.59375

(8 ratings)

Homemade eclairs are a labour of love, but the reward will be a decadent mouthful of crisp pastry oozing creamy vanilla custard
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Mini eclairs

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Afternoon tea goes glam with these Paris patisserie-style choux pastry fingers with berry liqueur cream filling
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Banana custard eclairs

3.75

(1 rating)

Give these afternoon tea classics a fruity makeover with a creamy banana custard filling - perfect for a sophisticated spread
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • A challenge

Moreish mocha profiteroles

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A classic profiterole recipe with an added kick for coffee lovers - pile up a batch as modern wedding cake!
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Elderflower & meringue eclairs

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These stunning choux pastry eclairs have a delicate floral filling and pretty pastel glaze - an extra special afternoon tea treat
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Lemon & passion fruit eclairs

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A vibrant, fruity version of our classic choux pastry éclairs with thick curd, perfectly ripe passion fruit and a fresh zesty hint of lemon
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Salted caramel & popcorn eclairs

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Give the classic French bake a modern makeover! Pipe an indulgent salted caramel filling into light choux pastry buns and scatter with crunchy pieces of toffee popcorn
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Iced vanilla & caramel profiteroles

3.78125

(8 ratings)

Filled with rich vanilla ice cream and drenched in caramel sauce, these decadent caramel profiteroles make a spectacular dessert
  • 50 mins
  • A challenge