Profiteroles – the fluffy, bite-sized gifts from God herself are one of the most under-appreciated desserts out there. Known for being awesome, the choux pastry-based pastries can be eaten alone, or, for the badasses among us, used as an ingredient in a larger dessert all on their own – and the results can be pretty tantalising.
Be they used as the sturdy base, the soft middle, or the tasty topping, an over-the-top profiterole creation is exactly what is missing from your life right now.
1. Santa Lucia, Attard
Caramel profiterole cake
A whole slew of sensational profiteroles from this cafeteria-turned-dessert-mecca in Attard are covered in caramel, and given to you to eat.
Life can be good, sometimes.
2. Camilleri tal-Ħelu, Valletta
Sometimes, you just want to forget the world and all its problems, and smother your food in chocolate.
This is one of those times.
3. Maypole, various localities
For when you are in a profiterole mood, and not a washing dishes mood.
4. Dolcicreazoni, Santa Venera and Mosta
Eclair and profiterole cake
What could be better than a profiterole cake?
Why, an eclair and profiterole cake, of course.
5. St Catherine Caterers, Zabbar
Get the softest dessert around, and fill it with something softer.
Softer than your mama’s bosom when you were baby.
6. Eat Me I’m Famous, San Ġwann
Profiterole and biscuit cake
Sometimes, the simple things in life are the best. Get a bottom layer of biscuit, cover it in Nutella, throw some profiteroles on top, with some more nutella and cream u għidli x’inti tiekol ħabib.
Bonus Tip: you can even get this delivered to your home, no questions asked.
Above: You, waiting for your biscuit and profiterole cake to be delivered
7. Neriku Catering, Paola
Enjoy this unique take on the profiterole with the softness of the profiterole juxtaposed with the tartness of gorgonzola cheese.
Not to everyone’s palette, but if you’re a fan of both ingredients, you might have just found your new favourite dinner-dessert combo.