DAD'S STRAWBERRY CREAM PUFFS

 

  • Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • Filling:
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • Confectioners’ sugar
  • Additional sliced strawberries for garnish

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring water, butter, sugar and salt to a boil. Add flour all at once and stir until smooth ball forms. Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Continue beating until mixture is smooth and shiny.
  • Drop by 12 rounded tablespoonfuls 3 inches apart onto a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack. Immediately cut a slit in each puff to allow steam to escape; cool.
  • Split puffs and set tops aside; remove soft dough from inside with a fork. Cool puffs.
  • For filling, combine berries and 1/4 cup sugar, chill for 30 minutes.
  • Beat cream and remaining sugar until stiff. Fold in berries.
  • Fill cream puffs and replace tops.

Notes

My dad makes these every summer. They are simply wonderful, with strawberries fresh from his garden.

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