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12-10-03, 00:46
Im addicted to these :D


Chocolate Profiteroles from Asda.These ones you eat cold and they are delicious http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Anyone else tried them ?

12-10-03, 00:49
yes i have they are very nice :D

hello lee32uk, nice to meet you http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

12-10-03, 00:52
Don't know I like these ones

But the best ones were the ones my Gran used to make mmmmmm

12-10-03, 00:53
They must be a British item, I've not seen them.

[ 12. October 2003, 01:54: Message edited by: Annacia ]

John Falstaff
12-10-03, 00:56
I think they're Italian in origin!


[ 12. October 2003, 01:56: Message edited by: John Falstaff ]

12-10-03, 01:00
The two products are by English companies but as John states they are Italain


Prep and cook time: 30 mins to 1 hour

Serves: 4-6

50g butter or margarine
150ml water
65g plain flour, sifted
2 medium eggs, beaten
175g plain chocolate
150ml water
5ml spoon instant coffee powder
125g sugar
5ml spoon icing sugar, sifted
2-3 drops vanilla essence
170ml cream whipped

Melt fat in a pan, add the water and bring to boil. Add the flour all at once and beat the until the mixture leaves the sides of the pan. Cool slightly, then add the eggs a little at a time, beating vigorously.

Put the mixture in a piping bag, fitted with a plain 1 cm nozzle and pipe small mounds on a dampened baking sheet.

Bake in a preheated hot oven 220C, 425F, Gas Mark 5, and bake for a further 20 to 25 minutes until golden. Make a slit in the side of each bun and cool on a wire rack.

To make the sauce: gently melt together the chocolate, 2 x 15ml spoons of the water and the coffee in a small pan. Add the remaining water and sugar and heat gently, stirring until dissolved and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes. Leave to cool.

To make the filling: fold the sugar and essence into the cream. Pipe or spoon a little into each profiterole.

Pile the profiteroles on a serving dish. Pour over chocolate sauce.

Nutrition Info (per serving)
480 calories
28 g fat