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Wow Mom’s Famous Cream Puffs!!!

Heirloom Delight: Mom’s Famous Cream Puffs Picture delicate pastry shells filled with clouds of silky cream and drizzled with a luscious chocolate glaze. Mom’s Famous Cream Puffs are a cherished family recipe that embodies the essence of homemade goodness and love. This recipe promises the perfect marriage of crisp pastry and creamy filling, resulting in a delightful treat that’s both nostalgic and irresistible. Prepare to savor the heirloom delight of these cream puffs that carry the magic of a mother’s touch.

Homemade Magic

The star of this dessert is the homemade choux pastry, lovingly crafted to perfection.

Creamy Bliss

The cream puff shells are filled with a velvety, sweet cream that melts in your mouth with each bite.

Substitutions and Variations:

Customize Mom’s Famous Cream Puffs with these variations:

  1. Berry Burst: Add fresh berries like strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries to the cream filling for a fruity twist.
  2. Coffee Infusion: Incorporate a teaspoon of instant coffee or espresso powder into the cream for a delightful coffee-flavored filling.
  3. Almond Elegance: Sprinkle sliced almonds over the chocolate glaze for a nutty crunch.


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Now that you’ve discovered the heirloom delight of Mom’s Famous Cream Puffs, it’s time to savor their homemade magic and creamy bliss. Share them with family and friends, serve them as a centerpiece at special occasions, or enjoy them as a sweet reminder of cherished moments. Don’t forget to leave a review and share your favorite variations or serving ideas with us. Happy indulging!

Tips or Notes:

  • Be patient when cooking the choux pastry; it should be cooked until it’s dry and glossy to ensure a crisp texture.
  • Make a small slit in the baked cream puff shells to allow steam to escape and prevent them from becoming soggy.
  • Store any leftover cream puffs in the refrigerator to maintain their freshness.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I freeze cream puffs?

Cream puff shells can be frozen and reheated in the oven for a few minutes to regain their crispness. However, it’s best to fill them with cream just before serving to maintain their texture.

Can I use a different glaze for the cream puffs?

Certainly! You can experiment with different glazes like caramel, white chocolate, or a simple dusting of powdered sugar to suit your preference.

Wow Mom’s Famous Cream Puffs!!!

Wow Mom’s Famous Cream Puffs!!!

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  • For the Cream Puffs:
  • 1 cup 1 (240ml) water

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 (1 stick or 113g) unsalted butter

  • 1/4 teaspoon 1/4 salt

  • 1 cup 1 (125g) all-purpose flour

  • 4 large 4 eggs

  • For the Cream Filling:
  • 1 cup 1 (240ml) heavy cream

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 (30g) powdered sugar

  • 1 teaspoon 1 vanilla extract

  • For the Chocolate Glaze:
  • 4 ounces 4 (115g) semi-sweet chocolate, chopped

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 (120ml) heavy cream

  • 2 tablespoons 2 powdered sugar


  • For the Cream Puffs:
  • Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a saucepan, bring the water, unsalted butter, and salt to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat and immediately add the all-purpose flour. Stir vigorously until the mixture forms a smooth ball and pulls away from the sides of the pan.
  • Transfer the dough to a mixing bowl and let it cool for a few minutes.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition, until you have a smooth, glossy dough.
  • Drop rounded tablespoons of the dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the cream puffs are puffed, golden brown, and dry to the touch.
  • Remove the cream puffs from the oven and let them cool completely on a wire rack.
  • For the Cream Filling:
  • In a mixing bowl, whip the heavy cream until it thickens slightly.
  • Add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract and continue to whip until stiff peaks form.
  • Cut the cream puffs in half horizontally, and spoon or pipe the whipped cream onto the

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