To make the profiteroles you will need
- water 1/4 litre
- sugar pinch
- salt pinch
- margarine 100g
- eggs 4
Step 1-Bring the water,sugar,salt and fat to the boil in a saucepan. Remove from heat.
Step 2-Add the sieved flour and mix in with a wooden spoon.
Step 3-Return to a moderate heat and stir continuously until the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.
Step 4- Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
Step 5-Gradually add the beaten eggs, beating well, Do not add all the eggs at once-check the consistency as you go, The mixture may not take all the egg. It should just flow back when moved in one direction.
To make the pastry cream you will need
vanilla pod 1
caster sugar 100g
strong flour 50g
custard powder 15g
Step 1- Split open the vanilla pod and scrape out the seeds. Place pod and seeds in a heavy stainless steel pan, add the milk and place on the heat.
Step 2-whisk the eggs and sugar together
Step 3- Sieve the flour and custard powder onto paper and then add to the eggs. Whisk hem all together to form a liaison.
Step 4-When the milk has boiled ,pour about one third into the egg mixture and whisk in.
Step 5-Bring the rest of the milk back to the boil, then pour in the liaison, Whisk hard until the mixture comes back to the boil again.