A very yummy recipe for powdered cream puffs. These cream puffs are filled with a home made custard and topped with icing sugar.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
In saucepan heat water, butter and salt to a boil. Reduce heat and quickly stir in the flour, mixing well until mixture leaves sides of pan and makes a ball. Remove from heat and beat in the eggs, one at a time, beat until mixture is smooth,spoon or pipe dough onto a baking sheet.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until puffs are double in size, and golden brown . Remove from oven
for the filling. In a saucepan, mix together sugar, cornstarch, salt and egg yolks. Add milk and butter. Cook over medium heat until thick and smooth and comes to a boil. Add vanilla. Remove from heat and cool. When cool, refrigerate until ready to use.and cool.
Cut off tops of pastry and fill with custard.
Dust with confectioners' sugar before serving.