The Cheese Puff Balls make super easy appetizers, ever so full of the popular cheese flavour for the Ramadan season and make a great snack, for both the kids and adults alike.

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Ingredients                                                                        Quantity
Butter, unsalted 45 gm
Water 60 gm
Milk, semi skimmed 60 gm
Maldon sea salt 1 pinch
Black pepper, freshly ground 3
Nutmeg 1/4 tsp
Flour 125 gm
Eggs 3
Cheddar cheese 120 gm
Chives 15 gm
Egg, for glazing 1
Spicy ketchup for dipping


Method of preparation:

  • Place butter, water, milk, salt, black paper and grated nutmeg in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring for 3-4 minutes or until butter has melted and mixture just comes to boil.
  • Add all the flour to the butter mixture at once and use a wooden spoon to beat until well combined. Cook for a further 2 minutes then set aside for 5 minutes, to cool slightly.
  • Add eggs one at a time to the flour mixture and mix till smooth.
    Once all eggs have been added, fold into the mixture the cheddar cheese (only 100 g) and chives.
  • Pop the mixture in a piping bag and pipe it on a tray covered with baking paper, egg wash dough and sprinkle remainder of grated cheddar cheese over the puffs.
  • Bake in a preheated oven 200 c for 12-16 minutes.