CREAM PUFFS, for Dinner, Dessert, Lunch


     This is the recipe my mother used when we were kids.  It’s the one I still use today.  It’s easy, and you can do so much with cream puffs.  I once threw a baby shower and served cream puffs instead of cake.  I offered an assortment of ice cream and each guest filled their own puff with ice cream, replaced the cover and drizzled hot fudge or caramel sauce and a plop of whipped cream on top.  The ladies went crazy over them!


     Here are some other great ways to fill homemade cream puffs:

          Homemade cream filling

         Lemon curd or any flavor pudding

           Tuna salad, ham salad, egg salad, etc.

           BBQ beef, pork, or chicken


1 cup water

½ cup butter

1 cup AP flour

¼ tsp salt

4 eggs


In a medium sized saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil.  Sift flour and salt into boiling liquid.  Stir until a ball forms and leaves the sides of the pan.  Remove from heat and cool slightly.

Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.  Drop by spoonfuls on greased sheet.

Bake at 450° F for ten minutes, then lower oven to 400° F and continue baking for twenty five minutes.  Cool before filling.

NOTE:  You can make mini cream puffs also.  Just adjust baking time.

Please remember to Like our Posts and Follow Chew Wanna Eat? for more great recipes!    You won’t be sorry.




By Tika for CHEW WANNA EAT? © 2016



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s