Basic Old Fashioned Cream Puffs Recipe

I’m not sure I knew how amazing cream puffs were until this recipe. Cream puffs marry the airy puff with the rich cream and it is amazing, indeed!

Why you’ll love this Recipe

Cream puffs are like little, airy puffs of yummy goodness that are perfect for an afternoon tea time or a ladies brunch.

Prep Time: 5 MINS

Cook Time: 25 mins


- butter - sugar - salt - all-purpose flour - eggs - cane sugar

Make the Choux Pastry and bake the Puffs.

How to make Cream Puff Recipe in 4 Easy Steps

While the puffs bake, make the custard, cream filling

Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.

Slice the puffs once cooled and fill with a spoonful of custard.

Add the butter, water, and 1 tablespoon of sugar to a large saucepan. Heat on the stove to medium heat and allow it to come to a boil.

How to make Choux Pastry

Turn the heat on LOW, add the flour, stirring quickly until the dough comes together in a big ball.

Cook the choux dough for a minute, stirring constantly, to remove any excess moisture from the dough.