Breakfast

Delicious French Chouquettes

July 16, 2019
Photo by Tasty and Frenchy
Author Notes

Simple sweet bakery from France. French people love it in the afternoon or for breakfast with coffee. —Tasty and Frenchy

  • Prep time 30 minutes
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • Makes 30
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar grains (if you don't find it, not common in U.S., break some sugar cubes)
  • 1 egg yolk
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. In a big sauce pan, melt the butter with the water at medium heat.
  2. When it boils, add flour, salt and baking powder. Stir with a spatula until the dought detaches to the edges. Let it cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Add first the white sugar, then, add one egg and stir. Then, the other egg and stir again.
  4. Pre-heat the oven at 410°F.
  5. Pour the dought in an icing bag and form small chouquettes. Use a simple round tip. Brush the top with egg yolk and some sugar grains.
  6. Place in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes. When it's lightly brown, it's ready!

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