Super Simple Cream Puffs are a delicious and elegant dessert that’s perfect for any occasion. This recipe features a light and airy pastry shell that’s filled with a creamy and decadent whipped cream filling.
To make the pastry shells, start by heating water and butter in a saucepan until it boils. Add flour and stir until a dough forms, then transfer to a mixing bowl and beat in eggs until the dough is smooth. Spoon the dough onto a baking sheet and bake until golden brown.
For the filling, whip heavy cream with sugar and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form. Slice the pastry shells in half and fill with the whipped cream. Top with powdered sugar or fresh berries for added sweetness and garnish.
Super Simple Cream Puffs are easy to make and a crowd-pleaser at any dessert table. Their delicate and light flavor make them the perfect sweet treat to impress your guests. Enjoy these classic pastries that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!
Super Simple Cream Puffs 😋😍
°1 cup water
°1/2 cup butter
°1/4 tsp salt
°1 cup all-purpose flour
°1 cup thick cream
°1/4 cup powdered sugar
°1 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 400F degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
In saucepan, bring water, butter & salt to a boil on medium-high heat. Once the butter has melted, add the flour all at once and stir constantly until the mixture forms a ball and moves away from the sides of the pan.
Remove the pan from the heat and let cool for a few minutes. Add the eggs one at a time, stirring vigorously after each addition until the dough is smooth and shiny.
Using a spoon or socket bag, place the dough in small rounds on the prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until the flakes are golden brown and crispy. Removing from the oven and let cool.
In a medium mixing bowl, beat the thick cream, powdered sugar and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
Once the pastries have cooled, cut them in half horizontally and fill them with the whipped cream mixture.