Multi-style mocha profiteroles

Introducing our irresistibly delicious Moreish Mocha Profiteroles recipe! This classic profiterole recipe is topped off with an extra shot of coffee, making it an absolute treat for all the coffee lovers out there. This light and airy pastry is filled with a delicious mocha cream, and it’s almost impossible to stop at just one piece!

But here’s a twist: Why not stack a batch of these delicious profiteroles for a modern wedding cake? These bite-sized beauties will undoubtedly add a unique and elegant touch to your special day and impress your guests with their delicious taste and stunning presentation.


  • 100g plain flour
  • 85g unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 4 tbsp bird pudding powder
  • 6 tbsp golden powdered sugar
  • 600 ml milk
  • 2 tbsp coffee essence (dissolve 2 tbsp instant coffee granules in 2 tbsp hot water – we used Nescafé Partners’ Blend)
  • 284 ml double cream
  • 100g powdered sugar
  • 100g dark chocolate, in pieces
  • 50g butter
  • 50 ml coffee
  • 1-2 tbsp coffee liqueur such as Kahlúa

Preparation steps

  1. Sift the flour into a bowl and stir in a pinch of salt.
  2. Put butter and 200 ml cold water in a saucepan, bring to the boil and then remove from the heat.
  3. Add flour and salt and stir until a smooth paste forms.
  4. Beat the mixture until it pulls away from the sides of the pan.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a plate and allow to cool.
  6. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6.
  7. Return the paste to the pan.
  8. Gradually stir in the eggs and mix well.
  9. Place walnut-sized dough balls on a baking sheet.
  10. Bake until golden brown, 20-25 minutes.
  11. Remove from the oven and prick the bottom with a teaspoon.
  12. Turn the profiteroles over and bake for another 5 minutes to dry.
  13. Cool the profiteroles on a wire rack before filling.
  14. Mix the pudding powder and sugar with a dash of milk in a bowl until smooth.
  15. Heat the remaining milk and stir into the paste.
  16. Pour the mixture into a saucepan and bring to the boil, stirring constantly.
  17. Cook for 5 minutes until a thick cream forms.
  18. Stir in the coffee and let cool.
  19. Lightly whip the cream and sift in the powdered sugar.
  20. Mix the cream and powdered sugar together and then fold into the cream.
  21. Pipe the cream into each choux pastry bun.
  22. Melt the chocolate and butter with the coffee in a bowl in the microwave on medium heat for 1-2 minutes.
  23. Add the liqueur and mix well.
  24. Pour the sauce over the filled rolls.

Nutritional Information


Multi-style mocha profiteroles

Multi-style mocha profiteroles

Equipment and tools

To make these delicious mocha profiteroles you will need the following equipment and tools:

  • mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Pot
  • sheet
  • Piping bag
  • parchment paper

Allergen information

Note: This recipe contains the following allergens:

  • Eggs
  • milk
  • butter
  • Gluten (flour)
  • Soy (bird pudding powder)

Storage and leftovers

Proper storage and handling of your mocha profiteroles is important to preserve their freshness. Here are some tips:

  • Store the profiteroles in an airtight container.
  • Store them in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Allow the profiteroles to come to room temperature for about 10 minutes before serving.
  • If you have leftovers, you can freeze them for up to a month. Just be sure to thaw them before serving.



  • 100g plain flour
  • 85g unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 4 tbsp bird pudding powder
  • 6 tbsp golden powdered sugar
  • 600 ml milk
  • 2 tbsp coffee essence (dissolve 2 tbsp instant coffee granules in 2 tbsp hot water – we used Nescafé Partners’ Blend)
  • 284 ml double cream
  • 100g powdered sugar
  • 100g dark chocolate, in pieces
  • 50g butter
  • 50 ml coffee
  • 1-2 tbsp coffee liqueur such as Kahlúa


  1. In a saucepan, melt the butter with 150 ml water over low heat. Once the mixture has melted, increase the heat so that the mixture begins to boil. Remove from heat, quickly add the flour and mix well until smooth and thick, about 2 minutes.
  2. Gradually add the beaten eggs, beating well between additions, until a stiff, glossy mixture forms.
  3. Preheat your oven to 220°C/gas mark 7. Pour the mixture onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper to form about 20 profiteroles. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and risen. Set aside to cool.
  4. In another pan, mix the pudding powder and sugar with 75 ml milk to form a paste. Heat the remaining milk until it just boils, then pour it onto the custard, stirring well. Return to the pan and cook over a gentle simmer for 4-5 minutes or until thick and smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in the coffee essence. Allow to cool, stirring occasionally, then pour into a piping bag with a small perforated nozzle.
  5. Once the profiteroles have cooled, fill them with the coffee-flavored custard using the piping bag.
  6. For the chocolate sauce, heat the cream, powdered sugar, dark chocolate, butter, coffee and coffee liqueur in a saucepan over low heat. Stir until smooth and well mixed. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly before using.
  7. To serve, arrange the filled profiteroles on a serving platter and drizzle with the mocha chocolate sauce.
  8. Enjoy your delicious mocha profiteroles!

Health Benefits of Moreish Mocha Profiteroles

When it comes to delicious desserts, it’s not often that one can also promise health benefits. However, with Moreish Mocha Profiteroles, you can enjoy a delicious treat while reaping some nutritional benefits. Let’s explore the health benefits of this delicious dessert.

1. Good source of protein and calcium

The custard filling in Moreish Mocha Profiteroles is made with Bird’s custard powder and milk, which provides a good amount of protein and calcium. Protein is essential for repairing and building body tissues, while calcium is crucial for maintaining strong bones and teeth. Including these nutrients in your diet can contribute to overall health and well-being.

2. Antioxidant-rich dark chocolate

The dark chocolate used in this recipe offers more than just a rich and decadent flavor. Dark chocolate is known for its high antioxidant content, especially flavonoids. These compounds are associated with several health benefits, such as reducing inflammation, improving heart health, and protecting against oxidative stress. Enjoying dark chocolate in moderation can be a guilt-free pleasure.

3. The energizing effects of coffee

Moreish Mocha Profiteroles contain both coffee essence and liqueur and provide a delicious mocha taste. In addition to its delicious taste, coffee offers various health benefits. The caffeine in coffee acts as a natural stimulant, increasing alertness, improving concentration and increasing energy levels. Additionally, some studies suggest that coffee may have a protective effect against certain diseases, including type 2 diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.

4. Moderation is key

Although Moreish Mocha Profiteroles offer some health benefits, it is important to note that moderation is key. The enjoyment of desserts should be enjoyed in accordance with a balanced diet and an active lifestyle. However, the occasional treat can be part of a healthy lifestyle, and Moreish Mocha Profiteroles can certainly be a delicious choice for those special moments.

In summary, Moreish Mocha Profiteroles not only satisfy your sweet tooth but also provide some nutritional benefits. With protein and calcium from the custard filling, antioxidants from the dark chocolate, and the invigorating effects of coffee, you can enjoy these profiteroles guilt-free. Remember to enjoy them in moderation and savor every delicious bite.

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