Cheese gougere

This recipe is something that we made in chef school when we had leftover choux pastry , it only requires choux pastry and grated cheese , I didn’t have enough dough left from yesteray so i made a new batch today and it was delicious  for aperitif served with a cold beer.

Cheese gougereIngredients :

*250 mls of water

*100 grs of butter

*125 grs of flour

*4 eggs

*1 pinch of salt

*150 grs of grated emmental or Gruyere cheese


1.Preheat the oven at 190 degrees Celsius. In a saucepan place the water with the butter and boil.

2.Once it has boiled , pour the flour in the water , stir well with a wooden spoon , reduce the heat and dry the dough while stirring , it should form a smooth dough.

3.Place the dough in a bowl and incorporate the eggs one at a time while mixing well with a spoon so the eggs doesn’t cook . The dough should be shinny and paste like .add the grated cheese and stir one last time

4.Using two teaspoon  shape small round dough balls and place on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper.

5.Bake for 15 -20 minutes.

6.Let the gouger chill before eating.

Bon appetit

6 thoughts on “Cheese gougere

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s