YUMMY CREAM PUFFS ~ (ZEPPOLE DI SAN GIUSEPPE) ST. JOSEPH'S DAY

 

  • Cooking Time: 25 MIN
  • Servings: 2 1/2 DOZEN
  • Preparation Time: 20 MIN

Ingredients

  • ** CREAM PUFFS ** (ST. JOSEPH DAY RECIPE)
  • 1 CUP HOT WATER
  • 1/2 CUP BUTTER
  • 1 TBLSPN SUGAR
  • 1/2 TSP SALT
  • 1 CUP FLOUR
  • 4 EGGS
  • 1 TSP. GRATED ORANGE PEEL
  • 1 TSP. GRATED LEMON PEEL
  • FOR FILLING (NON TRADITIONAL ST. JOSEPH'S! I DO NOT LIKE RICOTTA SO I MAKE A PUDDING FILLING)
  • 1 BOX JELLO INSTANT (VANILLA, CHOCOLATE)
  • 1 CUP MILK
  • BEAT W FORK
  • REFRIGERATE COVERED 1 HR
  • ADD SM. BOX OF HEAVY CREAM
  • 1 TBLPSN SUGAR
  • WHIP TOGETHER...
  • REFRIGERATE UNTIL READY TO SERVE
  • YUM! ENJOY!
  • PERSONALLY, I MAKE 1 BOWL OF BANANA & 1 BOWL OF CHOCOLATE. (DON'T MIX TOGETHER - KEEP SEPERATE)
  • I FILL 1 SMALL TSP. OF EACH... IT IS SOOO GOOD!!
  • ENJOY!

Directions

  • PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 450*
  • I USE A SILPAT FOR MY BAKING SHEET PAN OR LIGHTLY GREASE
  • IN MEDIUM SAUCEPAN - ADD ~~ WATER, BUTTER, SUGAR, SALT
  • LET COME TO A BOIL
  • ADD FLOUR - BEAT WITH WOODEN SPOON. (ONLY USE WOODEN SPOON)
  • IT WILL COME TOGETHER TO FORM A BALL
  • REMOVE FROM HEAT
  • ADD 1 EGG AT A TIME... STIRRING WITH WOODEN SPOON.
  • ADD ORANGE & LEMON PEEL & MIX WELL
  • DROP BY TEASPOONS
  • ** 450 FOR 15 MINUTES
  • ** DROP TO 350 FOR 15 MIN
  • CREAM PUFF WILL BE HIGH, & DRY INSIDE
  • ONCE ROOM TEMP & READY TO SERVE - CUT SLIT IN SIDE & ADD CREAM
  • OPTIONAL -
  • I MELT SOME CHOCOLATE & DRIZZLE ON TOP OF CREAMPUFFS & SOME POWEDERED SUGAR
  • LOOKS & TASTES BETTER THAN THE BAKERY! :)

Notes

THE CREAM PUFF... YUM!

THIS HAS BEEN ANOTHER RECIPE PASSED DOWN AMONGST A SPECIAL FRIEND & HER FAMILY.

ST. JOSEPH'S DAY IS MARCH 19TH EACH YEAR... WE CELEBRATE IN HONOR OF MY LITTLEST GUY JOSEPH!

Categories: Filling  Misc. Dessert  Pudding 

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