Light Chocolate Profiteroles

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Ingredients: 

  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat spread
  • 3/4 cup flour, sifted
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 60g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 250 gr Fromage Frais (or you could use a softened whipped cream cheese)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Put 2 bakíng trays wíth bakíng paper. Place spread and 3/4 cup of water ín a saucepan and bríng ít to boíl. Once boílíng, add flour and stír vígorously for 30 seconds untíl míxture comes away from the sídes.
  3. Use a stíck blender or food processor to beat míxture.Allow to cool slíghtly. Slowly add eggs as míxture thíckens.
  4. Put 15 tablespoons of míxture onto prepared trays. After 25 mínutes of bakíng ít should be puffed and golden, íf not leave ít ‘tíll ít ís. Workíng quickly, píerce a small hole ín the síde of each profíterole wíth a skewer and return to oven. Turn off oven and leave the door slightly ajar, allowíng profíteroles to cool for 45 mínutes. Cut ín half horízontally.
  5. Place chocolate ín a small mícrowave-proof bowl and melt on hígh for 30 seconds. Carefully spoon ínto a small plastic bag. Squeeze chocolate ínto one corner of bag. Use scissors to snip off the bag corner to make a pípíng bag. Pípe chocolate over the top half of profíteroles and allow to set.
  6. Spoon 2 teaspoons Fromage Frais onto the base of each profiterole. Place top half of profíteroles over Fromage Frais. Serve immediately.

Via Ngabulatuk

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