---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: PROFITEROLES WITH TOFFEE SAUCE
  Categories: Pies
       Yield: 10 Servings
  
 --------------------------------CHOUX PASTE--------------------------------
     200 ml (7 fl oz) water
     100 g  (3oz) water
       1 tb Water (extra)
     150 g  (3oz) plain flour
       4    Eggs
 
 ----------------------------------FILLING----------------------------------
            Vanilla ice cream
 
 --------------------------------TOFFEE SAUCE--------------------------------
     400 ml (14 fl oz) cream
     340 g  (12oz) caster sugar
       3 ts Cocoa powder
       2 tb Golden syrup
       1 tb Butter
       1 tb Vanilla sugar
  
   To Drink: - Sweet white wine
   
   Level of Difficulty:  Medium Difficult Preparation Time: 1 hour Prepare in
   Advance:  Yes Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6. Grease a baking
   sheet with 1 tsp of the butter.
   
   Make the choux paste.  Bring the water and 100g/3oz of the butter to the
   boil.  Tip in the flour.  Stir vigorously with a wooden spoon, until the
   mixture comes away from the sides of the pan. Remove from the heat. Stir
   for 2-3 mins.  Allow to cool.  Beat in 1 egg at a time. Put it into a
   piping bag and pipe 30-40 small bun shapes on the prepared baking sheet.
   Bake in the middle of the oven for approximately 10 mins or until the choux
   pastry has risen to more than double its size and is golden.
   
   Make the sauce.  Mix the cream, sugar, cocoa and syrup in a pan. Bring to
   the boil, stirring, then lower the heat, continue stirring and simmer for
   20-30 mins or until the sauce is thick and golden brown. Remove the
   saucepan from the heat.  Stir in the butter and add vanilla sugar to taste.
   Stir occasionally while the sauce cools.
   
   Cut a split in the profiteroles and fill each with vanilla ice cream. Stack
   them on a serving plate in a pyramid shape. Pour over the sauce. if there
   is any sauce left over, serve separately.
   
   Posted by : Sue Rykmans
  
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