How to make Paris-Brest

by Book Recipe
How to make Paris-brest

Paris-Brest is on the menu in Book recipe, and we are going to teach you how to make this delicious recipe from scratch!

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How to make Paris-brest
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Rating: 5.0/5
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Serves: 3 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat


Choux pastry

  • Water 60g
  • Milk 60g
  • Butter 50g
  • Sugar 1/2 tsp
  • Salt 1/4 tsp
  • AP flour 70g
  • 2 Eggs (110g) This depends on how you cook the choux. You might need more or less

Hazelnut cream

  • Milk 250g
  • 1/3 Vanilla bean
  • Egg yolk 80g
  • Sugar 40g
  • Corn starch 20g

  • Unsalted butter 180g
  • Hazelnut praline 120g



Choux pastry

  1. Put water, milk, butter, sugar, salt in the pot
  2. Once the butter is melted add flour and mix it well
  3. Cook the dough for about 2 min
    (Cooking time depends on amount)
  4. Add eggs gradually and mix them together
    (Don't put the eggs all at once)
  5. Pipe it into a round shape and brush water on the mixture
    6.Sprinkle sliced almonds
  6. Bake at 390F for about 15min and reduce the oven to 350F bake for about 15 to 20 min
    Don't open the oven when you lower the temperature.
    I know you want to check but be patient! If you open the oven it might deflate.

Hazelnut cream

  1. Simmer milk and vanilla bean together
  2. Mix sugar, yolk, and corn starch in a bowl
  3. Add the milk gradually into the yolk mixture
  4. Strain the mixture and put it in the pot, cook it until it thickens
  5. Cool it down the mixture (Room temp.)
  6. Add soft butter and hazelnut praline
  7. If the cream is too soft, keep it in the fridge until it sets enough to pipe


You can make 3 of Paris Brest (around 9 cm) from this recipe

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