Mouthwatering cream puffs filled with fluffy whipped cream and dusted with powdered sugar.
For the Puffs:
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 4 large eggs
For the Whipped Cream Filling:
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
For the Topping:
- Powdered sugar
Preparation time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Nutrition Facts (per serving):
- Calories: 265
- Fat: 20g
- Carbohydrates: 19g
- Protein: 3g
- Sugar: 10g
- Sodium: 66mg
- Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
- In a medium saucepan, bring water, butter, and salt to a boil.
- Add flour and stir quickly until the dough forms a ball and pulls away from the sides of the saucepan.
- Remove from heat and let the dough cool for 5 minutes.
- Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition until the dough is smooth and shiny.
- Drop the dough by rounded tablespoons onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the puffs are golden brown and sound hollow when tapped.
- Remove from the oven and let the puffs cool completely.
- To make the whipped cream filling, beat heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
- Cut the top off of each puff and fill with whipped cream.
- Dust with powdered sugar before serving. Enjoy!