Powdered Puffs Recipe

A very yummy recipe for powdered cream puffs. These cream puffs are filled with a home made custard and topped with icing sugar.


1 cup water
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 large eggs
1/2 cup butter
1 cup all purpose flour
2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
4 Tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 eggs yolks
2 cups milk
2 Tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

confectioners' sugar for dusting


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.