Cream Puff Shells

Gail Herbest

By
@Gaillee

There really is nothing like home made cream puffs. These shells are easy to make and turn out perfect


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening
1/8 tsp
salt
1 c
boiling water
1 c
sifted all purpose flour
4 medium
eggs

Step-By-Step

1preheat oven to 450 degrees

2In medium sauce pan, combine shortening, salt and boiling water and heat until the entire mixture boils, Reduce heat add flour all at once and stir vigorously until mixture forms a ball remove from heat and add eggs one at a time beating thoroughly after each addition, continue beating until mixture is thick and shiny and pulls away form the spoon

3spoon on to ungreased cookie sheet and bake 20 minutes reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake for 20 more minutes or until golden brown

4cool and slice off the top scoop out the inner dough,
Fill with your favorite filling and replace top.

5You can make these shells any size you want I usually make them about the size of a tennis ball.I also turn off my oven and open the door leaving the shells inside until cool, but this is not necessary

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy