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Choux pastry

a very light pastry made with eggs, used for eclairs, etc

a sticky pastelike dough used for making éclairs, profiteroles, and cream puffs

Alton Brown featured pâte à choux in an episode of Good Eats, entitled “Choux Shine”.
Word Origin

by 1706, French “cabbage” as the pastry is layered like cabbage leaves
Usage Note



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