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How to make cream puffs

Make Cream Puffs

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INGREDIENTS

Gather all ingredients for the pate a choux dough

Gather all ingredients for the pate a choux dough

Preheat oven to 425 degrees

Preheat oven to 425 degrees

Bring butter, sugar, salt, and 1/2 cup of water to a boil, then remove from heat.

Bring butter, sugar, salt, and 1/2 cup of water to a boil, then remove from heat.

Slowly mix in the flour, stirring immediately with a wooden spoon after each addition.

Slowly mix in the flour, stirring immediately with a wooden spoon after each addition.

Return to heat, keep  stirring until all the flour is incorporated, the dough pulls away from the sides, and a film forms on the bottom of the pan.

Return to heat, keep stirring until all the flour is incorporated, the dough pulls away from the sides, and a film forms on the bottom of the pan.

Transfer to the electric mixer and stir on low heat for about a minute to cool slightly.

Transfer to the electric mixer and stir on low heat for about a minute to cool slightly.

Add the eggs in one by one and stir on medium speed until fully blended.

Add the eggs in one by one and stir on medium speed until fully blended.

Transfer dough to a piping bag with a large tip

Transfer dough to a piping bag with a large tip

Pipe into rounds and bake for 25-30 minutes, rotating the pans half way through.

Pipe into rounds and bake for 25-30 minutes, rotating the pans half way through.

When done baking, turn the oven off and prop the door open. Let the puffs sit in the oven for an additional 15 minutes to fully dry

When done baking, turn the oven off and prop the door open. Let the puffs sit in the oven for an additional 15 minutes to fully dry

Gather ingredients for the cream filling

Gather ingredients for the cream filling

Combine all three ingredients in a bowl and whisk together until everything is fully incorporated. Cover with plastic wrap and let set in fridge over night

Combine all three ingredients in a bowl and whisk together until everything is fully incorporated. Cover with plastic wrap and let set in fridge over night

The next day stir the cream together to insure that everything has set up correctly

The next day stir the cream together to insure that everything has set up correctly

Use a spoon to add one spoonful of cream to each puff. Store in cardboard cakebox lined with parchment paper. Each meal gets 5 puffs.

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