Chanterelle Cheese Puffs
Created by AndrewM, Tuesday, 21 September 2010
Description

A classy presentation for guests.

Ingredients
  • 1/4 lb. butter (one cube/stick)
  • 1 C. milk
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 C. sifted flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 C. grated Gruyere
  • 1/4 C. chanterelles, finely chopped and sauteed until in butter
Methods/steps
  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Bring butter, milk and salt to a strong simmer over medium heat in a pan.
  3. Immediately remove from heat and add all the flour.
  4. Put pan back over medium heat and stir thoroughly with wooden spoon for about 30 seconds, or until batter leaves side of pan. Continue to dry out batter for another 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Remove to a mixer bowl.
  6. Add eggs 1 at a time with the mixer on medium low until thoroughly incorporated.
  7. Briefly blend in Gruyere and chanterelles.
  8. Put batter into piping bag fitted with a round tip.
  9. Pipe immediately into golfball-size shapes, 2 inches apart onto parchment lined sheet pans.
  10. Cook for 10 minutes, then turn the oven down to 350F and bake for 10 more minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Once they are removed from the oven pierce with a paring knife immediately to release steam.