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Mary's Cream Puffs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Tompkins

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
(Cream Puffs)
1 cup flour
cup butter
1 cup water
4 eggs

(Custard filling)
2 cups sugar
4 Tbs. butter or marg.
4 eggs
4 T. cornstarch
2 ⅔ cups milk

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 400 . Heat water and butter to a boil in a saucepan. Add flour, quickly. Beat until mixture forms a ball leaving sides of pan. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating smooth after each.
Drop by spoon onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake 40-45 minutes until puffed and dry. Cool the puffs. Then cut off top and scoop out soft dough. Fill with custard filling.

(Filling) Add all of the ingredients for the filling . Using a double boiler cook until thick Then add vanilla. Let cool , then fill the cream puff. You may top with powdered sugar or chocolate icing. The best. Mom always bought the pre made filling at RSVP

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour 15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was the best. Mom would always make a batch for her and one to give away.

 

 

 

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