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Cream Puffs

Cream Puffs

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 35

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 60


Serves 6-8

  • 3⁄4 cup sugar

  • 1⁄3 cup all-purpose flour

  • 3cups milk

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1cup water

  • 6tablespoons cooking oil

  • 1tablespoon sugar

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt

  • 1cup all-purpose flour

  • 4 eggs


  • 01

    First, prepare pudding.

  • 02

    In a large saucepan, stir flour, sugar, and milk together.

  • 03

    Stir continuously, cooking over medium heat, until bubbly.

  • 04

    Cook, while stirring, for two minutes more.

  • 05

    Remove from heat and stir about a cup of the milk mixture into the eggs gradually.

  • 06

    Add this egg mixture back into the saucepan with the rest of the milk mixture and cook until NEARLY bubbly, avoiding a boil.

  • 07

    Cook on low heat for two minutes more, stirring.

  • 08

    Stir in the vanilla, cover the surface of the pudding with plastic wrap, and chill until serving time.

  • 09

    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  • 10

    Combine the water, oil, sugar, and salt in a large saucepan and bring to a boil.

  • 11

    Add all of the flour and stir well with a wooden spoon until dough forms a distinct ball in the middle of the saucepan.

  • 12

    Cook a minute longer, while mashing and mixing the dough.

  • 13

    Remove from the heat and let rest to cool for two minutes.

  • 14

    Beat each egg into the dough, one by one.

  • 15

    Drop the dough, in smoothed mounds, onto a greased baking sheet and bake about 25 minutes.

  • 16

    For assembly, use a serrated knife to cut almost entirely around each puff three-quarters of the way up, to make a lid.

  • 17

    Scoop out any excess dough that may be left inside, and spoon some filling into each puff, replacing the lids after finishing.

  • 18

    Dust in a light coating of powdered sugar for presentation.



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