cream puff paste

paste made with eggs, water or milk, butter, and flour, used in making éclairs, profiteroles, and other kinds of puffs. Also called chou pastry, pâte à chou.

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  • cream puff paste — pastry which is cooked in a pan before using it in baking …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cream puff — 1. a hollow pastry made with cream puff paste and filled with custard sauce or whipped cream. 2. Informal. a. a weak or timid person; sissy. b. a vehicle or machine that has been kept in unusually good condition or is very easy to operate. [1885… …   Universalium

  • Raspberry and cream tart — Raspberry and cream tarts are made by placing raspberries on a thin puff paste, which is covered in fine sugar. After baking, ½ pint of cream, two egg yolks and more sugar is added. Adapted from the 1881 Household Cyclopedia …   Wikipedia

  • pâte à chou — /pah tann shooh / French Cookery. See cream puff paste. [ < F: lit., cabbage paste] * * * …   Universalium

  • pâte à chou — /pah tann shooh / French Cookery. See cream puff paste. [ < F: lit., cabbage paste] …   Useful english dictionary

  • éclair —    (ay KLAIR) [French, from Latin: lightning flash] A small, oblong pastry shell made from cream puff paste, filled with custard or whipped cream and often topped with chocolate icing …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • chou pastry. — See cream puff paste. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • chou pastry. — See cream puff paste. [1950 55] …   Useful english dictionary

  • baking — Process of cooking by dry heat, especially in an oven. Baked products include bread, cookies, pies, and pastries. Ingredients used in baking include flour, water, leavening agents (baker s yeast, baking soda, baking powder), shortening (fats,… …   Universalium

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