Cream Puffs recipe

April 12, 2008

By Avi Green

It's time to publish another food recipe, this one for French cream puffs. No, this is not something involving sugarcoated news reports by the MSM, this is something about simple, good old fashioned pastry. So, here are the instructions coming right up.

1 cup of water
1/2 cup of butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of granulated sugar
1 cup of sifted flour
5 eggs

Combine water, butter, salt and sugar in a heavy saucepan. Bring to boil. Remove pan from fire and add flour at once. Stir the mix briskly with a spoon until the dough is smooth enough. Then, put it back on the fire and cook, stirring constantly, until dough leaves the sides of the pan and forms a ball. Remove pan from fire and add the eggs, one at a time, mixing after each one has been added. Spoon dough onto a greased baking sheet, and bake at 375F. for 45 minutes, or until cream puffs are dry and golden. Cool them off. Split puffs horizontally and fill with ice cream, whipped cream, or creme patissiere.

And if you want to add some wine, it can be chilled champagne, Bourdeaux Sauternes, or sweet Semillon.

And then, you'll have some great cream puffs to enjoy munching! Till next time.

Copyright 2008 Avi Green. All rights reserved.

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