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CREAM PUFFS OR ECLAIRS OR PROFITEROLES

CREAM PUFF MThese home made Cream Puffs are light and melt in mouth. Your family will surely like these puffy, creamy and delicious puffs.

INGREDIENTS:

Plain flour1 cup
Butter1/4 cup
Water1 and 1/4 cups
Eggs3
Cooking or milk chocolate for topping
Creamas needed
Vanilla essence as needed
Vanilla pudding1 packet
Whipped Cream1 cup
Cream cheese2 tbsp

METHOD:

  • Place butter and water in a pan and bring water to the boil. Stir constantly till butter melts.
  • Remove from flame and add sifted flour in it, use hand whisk to mix smoothly.
  • Again cook till mixture leaves the sides of the pan and form a smooth ball.
  • Allow the mixture to cool slightly and add eggs one by one.
  • Beat with electric beater till smooth mixture form.
  • Fill a piping bag to pipe 7-10 cm lengths for éclair.
  • Make small balls for cream puffs or profiteroles.
  • Bake at 220c for 10-15 minutes or till they look brown and crispy.
  • Beat cream by using vanilla essence till fluffy, fill in the piping bag.
  • Melt chocolate in microwave or double boiler.
  • Make a hole and fill in the cream or cut from center and fill the cream. Dip upper shell in chocolate.

CREAM PUFF D3

  • Keep in refrigerator for few minutes before serving :)

CREAM PUFF DD

  • For Éclair filling : Cook pudding according to instructions on the box and let it cool a bit.  Now mix in whipped cream and cream cheese mix well.

eclair 1

  • Fill in pastry and drizzle melted chocolate.

eclair

  • Serve cold.

CREAM PUFF D