Add the flour and beat with a wooden spoon until the mixture looks like roughly mashed potato. In the swinging '60s she became the cookery editor of Housewife magazine, followed by Ideal Home magazine. Choux Pastry can be a bit fiddly at times, but so tasty when you get it right!

This is a chocolate sponge with a surprise chocolate sauce. 30g (1oz) cocoa powder, sifted Cook the profiteroles for another 10 minutes or until well risen and a deep golden brown. 60g (2oz) semolina icing sugar, for dusting, 100g (4oz) light muscovado sugar Chapters include: Light Bites and Tapas; Speedy Soups; Salads and Grains; Fish; Poultry and Game; Pork, Lamb and Beef; Rice, Noodles and Pasta; Quick Veg; Puddings, and Baking. Assemble the uncooked sponge in the dish up to 4 hours ahead. I fitted a fine plain nozzle in a piping bag and piped in the cream through the hole I made to let the steam out. If you want crisp insides, return to the oven at 180C/Fan 160C/Gas 4 for a further 10 minutes. Do not allow the bowl to touch the water. Pour over the sponge mixture. 1 tsp baking powder Don’t be alarmed by the amount of water used in the recipe – the rich sauce will magically appear bubbling under the baked surface of the sponge once it is cooked. 2 tbsp cocoa powder, sifted Georgia Glynn Smith.

Dust with icing sugar and serve with cream. (If you don't see the email, check the spam box). ), 300ml Double Cream150g Dark chocolateSplash of Full Fat Milk.

For Mary’s slicing method, you can just pipe the cream onto one half and put the other half back on top. When the chocolate has melted, stir the sauce and pour all over the pile of profiteroles on the dish and serve immediately. This is where Mary and I take a different approach. To make the sponge, measure the caster sugar and semolina into a bowl with the cocoa powder and baking powder. PREP TIME: 10 minutes. COOK TIME: 25 minutes. SERVES 6. 300ml (10fl oz) boiling water. Mary Berry’s tomato and tarragon soup with mozzarella croûtes, All of the best Christmas sandwiches to munch your way through this winter, The M&S mint chocolate table box will be the social media star of Christmas 2020, The new M&S Percy Pig cake is a must for your next celebration, Jasmine Hemsley’s lamb and vegetable biryani recipe, Va-va Valentines recipes: 6 chocolate classics with a sweetheart spin, CHEF CRUSH: Selin Kiazim shares her recipe for spiced beef köftes, Tart London pumpkin, cinnamon and pecan muffins with maple butter recipe, 6 summer cocktail recipes with pick and mix canapés to match, How to make the perfect gin and tonic: The expert’s guide, Rachel Khoo’s free from everything chocolate cake. For the filling, whip together the cream and vanilla essence until soft peaks form when the whisk is removed, then gently fold in the caster sugar.

Mary Berry’s Chocolate eclairs This simple recipe for Mary Berry’s chocolate eclairs is so easy even kids can make it.

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Pre-heat the oven to 220C/Fan 200C/Gas 7. Enjoy all 20 on your own – or if you are feeling generous you could share them! Mary Berry Quick Cooking will be published by BBC Books on 21 February, price £22. Don’t be alarmed by the amount of water used in the recipe – the rich sauce will magically appear bubbling under the baked surface of the sponge once it is cooked. For Mary’s slicing method, you can just pipe the cream onto one half and put the other half back on top. I’ve wanted to make chocolate eclairs for a while but kind of assumed they would be too difficult – or certainly too complicated for the kids to get involved. Place the butter into a pan with 300ml/½pt water and heat gently until the butter has melted. To order a copy for £17.60 until 3 March, visit or call 0844 571 0640; p&p is free on orders over £15. Read about our approach to external linking.

Put the double cream and milk in a pan on a low heat, Break the chocolate up and add in a piece at a time, stirring as you go.

Beat over the heat for a further 1 minute. Preheat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4 and grease the dish well. Queen of Everything Simple Chocolate Sauce (Makes far too much for 20 profiteroles!) Spoon the mixture into a piping bag fitted with a 1cm plain nozzle and pipe small mounds on to the prepared baking trays, leaving room for them to spread. I spear each profiterole with a cocktail stick to let out the steam, Mary slices hers in half (choice is yours!).

COOK’S NOTES. Cool slightly, then add the eggs a little at a time, beating well in between each addition. Place onto a wire rack to cool. 30g (1oz) butter, melted, plus extra for greasing Bake in the pre-heated over for 10 minutes then reduce the oven temperature to 190C/Fan 170C/Gas 5.

Finally, you need chocolate sauce for Profiteroles, and I simply made mine up! I do love Profiteroles and I haven’t had them or made them in a while, which is why I thought I’d have a go for my friends Strawberry Afternoon Tea.

I used a Mary Berry recipe for this, I mean she is the queen of baking so her recipe is bound to work – right? It is important to keep the dry and wet ingredients separate until mixing.

Lightly grease 2 baking trays, Place the butter and water in a small pan, heat gently until the butter has melted, then bring slowly to the boil, Remove the pan from the heat, add the flour all at once and beat until the mixture forms a soft ball. FOR THE SPONGE.

For the chocolate sauce, place the chocolate and the cream into a heatproof bowl over a pan of barely simmering water. Spoon equal portions of the mixture (about one tablespoonful) onto baking trays lined with slightly damp baking parchment and place into the oven to bake for 20 minutes, or until golden-brown and puffed up. Put the chocolate sauce into a glass bowl and place over the pan, and stir until the chocolate sauce has become liquid again. Mary Berry trained at The Cordon Bleu in Paris and Bath School of Home Economics. Nigella's easy profiteroles are a classic, filled with a simple vanilla cream and covered in chocolate sauce. Mix the melted butter and eggs in a jug and beat with a fork until blended. Mary Berry’s Profiteroles (From Mary Berry’s Baking Bible, makes approx. You will need a wide-based, deep ovenproof dish about 1.2 litres (2 pints) in capacity.

Pour over the sauce just before baking. When the profiteroles are completely cold, pipe the cream into each profiterole, through the incision, and arrange on a serving dish. 4. Queen of Everything Simple Chocolate Sauce (Makes far too much for 20  profiteroles!

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Remove from the oven. Spoon into the prepared dish and level the surface. Remove from the oven and make an incision into the side of each profiterole to allow the steam to escape, then return to the oven for 1-2 minutes to let the profiteroles dry out. 20), 55g Butter150ml Water65g Plain Flour, sifted2 Large Eggs, beaten.