Nonna's Cream Puffs

Making Cream Puffs could not be any easier. Watch how I make them with my Nonna Romana who has been making them for a few decades!

PS: This Video Recipe is also available on the Cooking with Nonna TV Channels available on: Roku TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Android. 


For 2 Dozen(s)

For the Cream Puffs:

  • 1 cup 00 or all purpose flour
  • 1 stick (4 ounces - 113 grams) butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 large eggs
  • pinch of salt
  • custard cream (Recipe Below)
  • cannoli cream (Recipe Below)
  • whip cream
  • fresh strawberries


  1. Make the Cream Puffs:
    1. In a pot add the water, the butter and salt. Put the pot on the stove and melt the butter in the water.
    2. Slowly add the flour and mix well until the flour is totally absorbed and you have a ball.
    3. Put the ball in a stand mixer and one by one add the  four eggs until you have a soft dough.
    4. Preheat the oven at 425F
    5. Put the dough in a baker's bag and deposit about 1 Tsp of dough on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
    6. Bake for about 20-22 mins. until the Cream Puffs turn golden. Remove and set aside to cool.
  2. Assemble the Cream Puffs:
    1. Take each cream puff, with a serrated knife slice the cream puff in half and fill it with the cream that you prefer.
    2. Garnish with fresh strawberries.
    3. Enjoy!




Tuesday, 14 April 2020
Where is the recipe for the filling? - Marymoo