Profiteroles (Cream Puffs) Recipe

Step 1

In saucepan, mix margarine or butter, water, salt; bring to boil. Add flour all at once, stirring vigorously. Cook, stir until mix forms ball that doesn't separate. Remove from heat. Cool 10 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating with wood spoon after each egg until smooth.

Step 2

Drop by teaspoon-sized balls onto greased baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees, 30 to 40 minutes, or until golden. Remove from oven. Split each Profiterole for steam to escape; remove soft dough from inside. Cool on wire rack.

Step 3

FILLING: Fill each Profiterole with cream. Place on serving plate. Melt chocolate, butter, syrup over gentle heat. Pour over Profiteroles; serve immediately.

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Baking time: 30 to 40 minutes

Things You'll Need

------------PROFITEROLES----------------
  • 1/2c Margarine or butter
  • - (1 stick)
  • 1c Water
  • 1/8ts Salt
  • 1c Flour
  • 4 Eggs
  • Filling (recipe follows)
  • --------- ----FILLING-------------------
  • 1/2pt Heavy cream, whipped
  • 4oz Unsweetened chocolate
  • - (4 squares)
  • 6tb Butter or margarine
  • 4tb Corn syrup

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