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This easy Bavarian Cream Puff recipe is a keeper. The classic cream puffs turn out every time, and are filled with an easy Bavarian cream knockoff recipe.
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Cream Puff Recipe

Easy Bavarian Cream Puff are most family’s favourite desserts!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: creme puffs
Servings: 30 puffs
Calories: 50kcal
Author: Karrie


  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/4 tsp . fine sea salt
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 4 eggs


  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a sauce pan bring butter, water and salt to a boil.
  • Add 1 cup of flour to the boiling liquid all at once and stir until a ball forms.
  • Take pan off heat and let mixture cool for 5 minutes.
  • After the flour mixture has cooled for 5 minutes, start beating in the eggs, one at a time. Mixing well after each egg. Mixture should be smooth and glossy after you beat in your 4th egg.
  • Place dough by spoonfuls on a parchment covered baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes at 400 degrees.
  • Remove cream puffs from the oven and let cool.
  • Cut cream puff half way through the center with a knife and pipe in your easy Bavarian cream. Sprinkle tops with powdered sugar and enjoy!


Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 12mg | Vitamin A: 125IU | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.3mg