How to Make Pâte à Choux
Airy cream-puff dough, a.k.a. pâte à choux, is the base for gougères, éclairs and many other exquisite treats. Here, a step-by-step tutorial in mastering the classic from baker Eric Kayser.
Generously sprinkle each mound with 1/2 teaspoon of pearl sugar. Bake the chouquettes for about 30 minutes, until browned and puffed, shifting the sheets from top to bottom and front to back halfway through.