Profiteroles with cheat’s custard

Profiteroles with cheat’s custard

Nigel Slater's profiteroles use both a simpler version of choux pastry and an easy alternative to proper custard.


For the profiteroles

For the cheat's custard

For the topping

  • 100g/3½oz plain chocolate, minimum 75 per cent cocoa solids
  • 100g/3½oz white chocolate
  • 60g/2¼oz pistachios, coarsely chopped
  • 30g/1¼oz crystallised rose petals
  • 30g/1¼oz crystallised violets