How to make Cheese Balls - A choux pastry stuffed with cheese mix & served.

This recipe is from the book Cakes and Bakes.

Main Ingredients : Cheese Spread (चीज़ स्प्रेड), Refined Flour

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

For more recipes related to Cheese Balls checkout Cheesy Spinach Khandvi. You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Dark Chocolate Orange Cake, Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll, Matar Paneer Burger, Caesar Devil Eggs.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheese Balls Recipe

  • Cheese Spread 3 cups

  • Refined Flour 3/4 cup

  • Salt a pinch

  • Butter 75 grams

  • Egg 3

  • Red chilli flakes 2 teaspoons

  • Dried mixed herbs 2 tablespoons

  • Black peppercorns crushed 10-12

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Sift flour with salt. Place butter and one cup of water in a pan and stir over low heat until the butter melts. Add flour and stir over medium heat until the mixture forms a ball and leaves the sides of the pan.

Step 2

Place the mixture in a bowl and cool slightly. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until the mixture is smooth and shiny Spoon mixture into a pastry bag fitted with a plain nozzle. Pipe small mounds onto a baking tray.

Step 3

Bake in the preheated oven for twenty to twenty five minutes or until puffed and browned. Prick shells with a toothpick to allow steam to escape. Bake for two more minutes. Set aside to cool.

Step 4

Combine cheese spread, red chilli flakes, mixed dried herbs and crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Fill a small pastry bag with a plain nozzle with this filling. Make a small hole in the bottom of the puffs and pipe in the cheese mixture and serve.