Cherry Cream Puff Ring

Carole Tedeschi


For Valentine’s Day I make a heart shape

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30 Min
1 Hr


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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

How to Make Cherry Cream Puff Ring


  • 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.
  • 6Cool
  • 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.

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About Cherry Cream Puff Ring

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts

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