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A question about a recipe: State Fair Cream Puffs

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I have a question about the recipe "State Fair Cream Puffs" from hardlikearmour. Has anyone ever tried mixing the dough in a Kitchen Aid instead of the food processor? I only have a mini food processor and there is no way the dough would fit in the bowl.

asked by irish1482 over 4 years ago

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sdebrango

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added over 4 years ago

Hopefully hardlikearmour will see this and weigh in but I don't think this dough can be made using the KA, its a choux and although she used her food processor to beat in the eggs (great idea BTW) I always make choux by hand. I can't imagine making it in the stand mixer, you couldn't use the whisk or dough hook and I don't think the paddle would work so IMHO you could just beat the eggs in by hand. Maybe someone has successfully used the stand mixer and will weigh in.

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hardlikearmour

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added over 4 years ago

I'm with sdebrango on this one. I'd mix the eggs in by hand instead -- once the flour, butter, water portion is done let it cool in the pan for 5 minutes then beat the eggs in one at a time with a wooden spoon. Each egg needs to be fully incorporated before adding the next. I'd probably add the white after adding at least one of the eggs.

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added over 4 years ago

I use my Kitchenaid for this all the time. Use the paddle attachment. It makes quick work of the eggs!

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added over 4 years ago

I've seen this done with the dough hook, though when I make choux, I usually do so by hand.

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added over 4 years ago

The paddle attachment on a stand mixer is the best way to mix in the eggs for pate a choux. Using a whip will contribute air to the choux which is not appropriate. A food processor could work provided you do a quick pulse for each egg and scrape well after each egg addition. By hand is the hard way, but certainly doable. It builds muscles!

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sdebrango

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added over 4 years ago

Thats really good to know, I never thought a stand mixer would work.

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