Date: January 28, 2021
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Cream Puff Filling

This recipe from my grandmother's recipe box is the filling that completes our family favorite, her Cream Puffs.

If you are going to make Cream Puffs you are going to need a recipe for the filling! Of course, you can always use Vanilla Pudding to fill the puffs and if you choose to, I understand. We all have to cut corners however we can. However, my thought is if you are going to make the Cream Puffs from scratch, you might as well make the filling!

This is another recipe from my grandmother's recipe box and this filling completes the family favorite of her Cream Puffs. The filling brings the perfect amount of sweetness that the puffs need. I promise, both recipes are quick, it honestly takes longer for them to cool than anything else.

Feel free to mix the Cream Puff filling the day ahead, I honestly think it tastes better the next day.

The best part about this recipe is that it can be used if you decide to make Eclairs versus Cream Puffs out of your batter. Feel free to mix this a day ahead, I honestly think that it tastes better the next day.

Mix up a quick batch and have the perfect dessert. Cream Puffs are also fun to serve with a topping bar. Have a spread of Whipped Topping, Chocolate Syrup, fruit and more for everyone to make their own.

Cream Puff Filling

This is my grandma's recipe for Cream Puff filling. It gives the "puffs" the perfect amount of sweetness and completes one of our favorite desserts that she would make. Top these with whipped cream, chocolate ganache or simply some Hershey's syrup and you have a dessert everyone will enjoy!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
cooling time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 16
Calories 47 kcal

Equipment

  • Double Boiler or stockpot with a glass bowl that is large enough to rest on top and make your own double boiler.
  • Separate bowl for filling to cool in.

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Butter

Instructions
 

  • Pour milk in the double boiler.
  • Beat the egg with sugar and then add flour.
  • Pour mixture into a stockpot and add milk. Place stockpot on stovetop and mix. The mixture comes together fast, whisk quickly.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Once cooled, add Vanilla and stir. If not using right away place in the fridge.

Video

Notes

You probably will notice that my instructions do not call for the butter. You could mix it in with the flour and sugar mixture if you want, but it is not neccessary. It is completely up to you. It will add a bit more shine to your filling. It is 100% a personal preference.

Nutrition

Calories: 47kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 13mgPotassium: 27mgFiber: 1gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 47IUCalcium: 19mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Cream Puffs, dessert, Filling
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