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Cream Puffs Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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1/2 cup butter
4 eggs
1 cup boiling water
1 cup flour

Directions:
Directions:
Pour butter and water in saucepan and place on front of range. As soon as boiling point is reached, add flour, all at once, and stir vigorously. Remove from the fire as soon as mixed and add unbeaten eggs, one at a time, Beating until thoroughly mixed between additions of eggs. Drop by spoonsful on aa buttered sheet, one and a half inches apart shaping with handle of spoon as nearly circular as possible, having mixture slightly piled in center, Bake 30 minutes in a moderate oven. 400. With a sharp knife make a cut in each large enough to admit of filling or whipped cream, sweetened and flavor to taste.
This recipe makes 18 small puffs. If cream puffs are removed from oven before they are thoroughly done they will fall. If in doubt, take one from oven and if it does't fall this is sufficient proof that the others are done.


 

 

 

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