Seminary Cream Puffs

Recipe: Seminary Cream Puffs

Summary: I served these little bundles of eye-rolling love at my "Seminary Info & Cream Puff Extravaganza"... "Bake it and they will come", said the voice in my head.

Ingredients

Pastry –

  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 4 eggs

Custard filling –

  • 3 – 5.1 oz. pkg. vanilla pudding (6 serving size)
  • 6 cups milk
  • 1 – 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 – 8 oz. container whipped topping

Frosting –

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ≈ ¼ cup milk

Instructions

  1. Heat water and butter to rolling boil.
  2. Add flour, stirring constantly, cook until dough forms into a ball.
  3. Remove from heat. Beat in eggs.
  4. Using a #20 (1.5 ounce) cookie scoop, drop dough onto cookie sheet, about 2” apart.
  5. Bake at 350⁰ for 35 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool completely.
  7. Prepare custard - Combine pudding mix with milk and sweetened condensed milk. Gently stir in whipped topping.
  8. Prepare frosting - Melt chocolate and butter, mix well. Beat in powdered sugar and vanilla. Add milk by tablespoon until frosting reaches desired consistency.
  9. Slice off top of each puff. Remove any strands of soft dough.
  10. Fill with custard, replace top and frost. Refrigerate before serving.

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Posted on August 14, 2011 and filed under Desserts.