Mini Chocolate Croquemboche | How to make Mini Chocolate Croquemboche

By Jaya Rajesh  |  29th Sep 2016  |  
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About Mini Chocolate Croquemboche Recipe

This particular french dessert was in wish list from a long time. These are made from choux pastry dough. They are crunchy from outside and have thick cream custard inside.

Mini Chocolate Croquemboche is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Mini Chocolate Croquemboche is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Mini Chocolate Croquemboche by Jaya Rajesh will help you to prepare the perfect Mini Chocolate Croquemboche in your kitchen at home. Mini Chocolate Croquemboche needs 60 minutes for the preparation and 45 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Mini Chocolate Croquemboche. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Mini Chocolate Croquemboche. In case you have any questions on how to make the Mini Chocolate Croquemboche you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Jaya Rajesh. Mini Chocolate Croquemboche will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Mini Chocolate Croquemboche

Ingredients to make Mini Chocolate Croquemboche

  • For pate choux:- 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar + 2 tsp powdered sugar for dusting
  • For Custard
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 50 ml fresh cream
  • 75 ml full cream milk
  • 4 tbsp castor sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 11/2 tbsp corn flour
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • For spun sugar
  • 3/4 sugar
  • For chocolate coating
  • 1/2 cup chocolate
  • 1/4 cup roasted chopped almonds

How to make Mini Chocolate Croquemboche

  1. Heat water and butter together in a pan till the butter is melted. Remove the mixture from gas and add flour and combine till no lumps.
  2. Again place it on fire and cook till it leaves the pan and forms a ball.
  3. Let this mixture cool for 15 mins and then add sugar and eggs one by one and combine with each addition.
  4. The first test is to see whether the pastry dough will be glossy and the second thing is when you scoop it with spoon it should slide of easily.
  5. Now place the parchment paper in a tin and preheat the oven at 190 degree celcious for 10 mins.
  6. Now remove the mixture in a piping bag with star nozzle tip and pipe it in parchment paper . Dust powdered sugar on the top.
  7. Bake this for 20 mins. Once cooked remove it from oven and let it cool.
  8. For custard Whisk egg yolks with half of the sugar, vanilla essence, corn starch and keep it aside.
  9. Heat cream and milk in a pan till it starts to boil.
  10. Once boiled remove from heat add half of the milk mixture in to eggs and whisk well.
  11. Add sugar to milk left in the pan and combine.
  12. Add egg mixture in the pan stirring continously.
  13. Remove this mixture in a vessel and let it cool.
  14. Add butter to the custard mix and whisk till stiff peaks.
  15. Mean while melt chocolate in double boiler.
  16. Add chopped almonds to melted chocolate and keep aside.
  17. Now make small hole in the baked choux pastry and pipe in custard.
  18. Dip choux pastry in chocolate and almond mix and arrange in conical shape.
  19. Make caramel from sugar and with the help of whisk make spun sugar and use it decorate to decorate croquemboche.
  20. Serve immediately.

Reviews for Mini Chocolate Croquemboche (3)

Jaya Rajesh2 years ago


Bindiya Sharma2 years ago

looks so delicious...a chocolate lover's delight!

Kanak Patel2 years ago

Wow! This is such an amazing recipe! Great effort...

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