Vanilla Cream Puffs

Recipe by Robin W
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • In saucepan, bring water, butter and salt to a boil.
  • Add flour all at once and stir until it forms a ball.
  • Remove from from heat, let stand 5 minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Continue beating until mixture is smooth and shiny.
  • Drop by 1/4 cups at least 3 inches apart onto a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 30-35 minutes (or until golden brown).
  • Remove to a wire rack.
  • Immediately split puffs open; remove tops and set aside.
  • Remove and discard soft dough inside puff.
  • Let cool.
  • In a bowl, beat the milk, pudding mix and extract on low speed for 2 minutes.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Fold in the whipped cream.
  • Fill the cream puffs and replace tops.
  • In a heavy saucepan, combine glaze ingredients.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth.
  • Drizzle over cream puffs.
  • Chill for at least one hour before serving.
  • Refrigerate any leftovers.