PROFITEROLES W/FUDGE SAUCE (SALLYE)

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sallye bates

By
@grandedame

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make PROFITEROLES W/FUDGE SAUCE (SALLYE)

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.

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About PROFITEROLES W/FUDGE SAUCE (SALLYE)

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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