National Cream Puff Day – January 2

National Cream Puff Day

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Facts on Cream Puffs

  • Cream puffs are known as light as a cloud pastry.
  • Cream puff fillings may either be ice cream, whipped cream or pastry cream.
  • Cream puffs are delicious plain but the toppings are endless.
  • To make a cream puff, flour is added to a boiled mixture of butter and water, cooked at a high temperature until the mixture becomes a smooth ball of dough with a hollow center.
  • Cream puffs are taken out of the oven, they must be cut in half or the pastry will deflate upon cooling.