Strawberry & cream choux buns
Waitrose and Partners

Strawberry & cream choux buns

The classic summertime duo makes these glamorous buns irresistible. Choux pastry is easier than you might think – and unlike éclairs, these don’t require a piping bag.

    • Serves6
    • CourseDessert
    • Prepare25 mins
    • Cook50 mins
    • Total time1 hr 15 mins
    • Pluscooling


    • 400g strawberries, halved (or sliced if large)
    • 6 tbsp icing sugar, plus extra for dusting
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice
    • 150ml Essential Double Cream
    • 50g fresh custard

    For the choux pastry

    • 70g Essential Plain Flour
    • 50g unsalted butter
    • 2 eggs, lightly beaten