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Gougères (Choux Pastry Cheese Puffs) Recipe
  • prep: 1 hr 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 1 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    Gougères are cheesy puffs made from choux pastry. The choux base is quick and easy to whip up, and the gougères bake up golden and crisp.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup (235g) water or milk (see note)
    • 6 tablespoons (85g) unsalted butter, cut into roughly 1/2-inch cubes
    • 1/2 teaspoon (2g) Diamond Crystal kosher salt; for table salt use half as much by volume or the same weight
    • 4 1/2 ounces (128g) all-purpose flour, sifted
    • 4 large eggs
    • 4 ounces (115g) finely grated Gruyère cheese, plus more for sprinkling
    • Pinch freshly grated nutmeg
    • Pinch freshly ground black pepper
    • Egg wash made from 1 large egg whisked with 1 tablespoon (15ml) water; or nonstick cooking spray

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 155 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.68%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 30.32%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 28 mg 9.36%
    • Sodium: 323 mg 13.45%
    • Calcium: 101 mg 10.15%
    • Potassium: 36 mg 1.04%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.61%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.38%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 6.47%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0.6%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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