Cherry Cream Puff Ring

Carole Tedeschi


For Valentine’s Day I make a heart shape

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30 Min
1 Hr


1 cup water
½ cup butter
1 cup all-purpose flour
4 eggs
1 cup milk
¾ cup daily sour cream
1 package (3 ¾ ounces) vanilla instant pudding (i like french vanilla, if i can find it)
¼ tsp almond extract
1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling


1Heat oven to 400 º.
2Heat water & butter to boiling in 1 quart saucepan; stir in flour
Stir vigorously until mixture forms a ball, about 1 minute
Remove from heat.
3Add eggs; 1 at a time beat until smooth
4Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheet to form an 8 inch ring (for Valentine’s Day I make a heart shape)
Smooth with a spatula
5Bake until puffed & golden; around 50-60 minutes.
7Cut off top with a sharp knife; pull out any soft dough.
8Beat milk, sour cream, pudding mix (dry) and extract in a small bowl until blended, about 1 minute.
9Fill cream puff ring with the pudding mixture
10Spoon ½ cup cherry pie filling onto pudding mixture
11Replace top of cream puff and spoon the rest of the cherry pie filling on top
12Refrigerate until serving time.

About Cherry Cream Puff Ring

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts