chocolate-religieuses

Chocolate Religieuses

Religieuse is a French pastry made of two choux pastry cases, one larger than the other, filled with crème pâtissière, most commonly chocolate or mocha.

Chocolate Religieuses

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Recipe by Aini Amin Course: PastriesCuisine: FrenchDifficulty: Medium
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes

Ingredients

  • Choux Craquelin list 1
  • 60 g Butter

  • 75 g Light brown sugar

  • 75 g All-purpose flour

  • a pinch Salt

  • Choux pastry list 2
  • 125 g Water

  • 125 g Milk

  • 125 g Butter unsalted

  • 1/2 tsp Salt

  • 10 g Sugar

  • 150 g Plain flour

  • 5 Large Eggs (Add 1 more if needed)

  • Chocolate pastry cream list 3
  • 500 ml Whole milk

  • 100 g Sugar

  • 1 tsp Vanilla bean paste

  • 25 g Cornflour

  • 25 g Plain flour

  • 50 g Butter

  • 50 g Chocolate

  • Chocolate pouring fondant icing list 4
  • 1-1/2 cup Powdered sugar

  • 1/4 cup Water

  • 1 tbsp Glucose syrup

  • 10 g Chocolate

  • Chocolate buttercream list 5
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate pastry cream

  • 1/4 cup Butter at room temperature

Directions

  • Make small size craquelin choux using this recipe
  • Make big size craquelin choux using the same above recipe
  • Make Chocolate pastry cream using this recipe
  • Make chocolate butter cream by beating list 5 ingredients, whisk chocolate pastry cream and butter until smooth and fluffy. Fill into a piping bag fitted with very small star nozzle tip and set a side for later decoration.
  • Make Chocolate pouring fondant icing by using this recipe
  • Dip the craquelin choux in fondant icing 1 by 1 and set the aside.
  • Keep them for few minutes until dry then fill them with chocolate pastry cream filling.
  • Now start assembling the religieuses, take 1 filled craquelin choux, place a tempered chocolate disk on top of it. Stick the disk with buttercream or fondant icing.
  • Place the small filled craquelin choux on top then a small tempered chocolate disk on top.
  • Pipe the small choux edges with buttercream
  • Top with a small piped star. You can also make it without tempered disks.
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