Paris-Brest wheels

Paris-Brest wheels

This classic French choux pastry has been given a Thai twist with the addition of mango, holy basil and peanuts.

For this recipe you will need a piping bag fitted with a large plain nozzle.


For the choux wheels

  • pinch sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 55g/2oz unsalted butter, cubed
  • 115g/4oz strong bread flour
  • 4 free-range eggs, 1 beaten for glazing
  • 50g/1¾oz peanuts, roughly chopped
  • 1 ripe mango, stone removed, peeled and flesh cubed
  • 1 small bunch holy basil, leaves finely chopped

For the honeycomb

For the praline

For the cream