PROFITEROLES W/FUDGE SAUCE (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

These were always a smashing success as the finale when my daughter served them at a catered dinner.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2/3 c
water
4 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
all purpose flour , sifted
4
eggs. room temperature
1 pt
vanilla or coffee ice cream (approx)
1 c
heavy cream, chilled

FUDGE SAUCE

4 oz
unsweetened chocolate
3 Tbsp
sweet butter
2/3 c
water
1-2/3 c
granulated sugar
6 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1 Tbsp
rum

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 450ºF.
Grease a cookie sheet
2
Combine water, butter, sugar and salt in a heavy saucepan and bring to a boil.

Remove from heat and dump flour in all at once

Stir hard with wooden spoon until mixture forms a ball in the middle of the saucepan.

Cool slightly

Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition until dough shines
3
Drop rounded teaspoons of dough onto cookie sheet

Bake on middle rack of oven for 5 minutes

Turn heat down to 350º and continue baking until puffs are completely firm and golden brown (approx 15 min)

Cool puffs on a cake rack
4
FUDGE SAUCE DIRECTIONS:

Melt chocolate and butter very slowly in heavy saucepan

Meanwhile, heat the water to boiling

When chocolate and butter are melted, add boiling water and stir well

Add sugar and corn syrup and mix until smooth. Turn heat up and stir until mixture starts to boil

Adjust heat so sauce is just at a simmer(barely boiling), cook at a simmer without stirring for 9 minutes

Remove sauce from heat and cool for 15 minutes; stir in rum

Set aside
5
WHEN READY TO SERVE:

Cut off tops of puffs and set lids aside.

Whip cream until stiff

Fill puffs with ice cream

Replace tops and arrange puffs on a serving platter

Cover with hot fudge sauce (reheated if necessary) and lots of whipped cream

Serve at once

NOTE: For efficiency, puffs can be filled with ice cream and frozen 1-2 hours in advance of serving time.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American