These Italian Cream Puffs with Custard Filling will knock your socks off. There’s a reason why it’s been a Pinterest smash ..
These Italian Cream Puffs with Custard Filling (also known as St Joseph’s Day Pastries) are a classic Italian dessert that every home Baker simply has to try!
They’re a fantastic twist on a traditional Chou Pastry Shell.
They’re filled with an incredibly rich and creamy Vanilla Custard that has a dash of Rum added. You’ll be amazed by how easy the Chou Pastry is to make. The recipe is easy to follow and we have included a video for you too.
Italian Cream Puffs via Joanne Eats Well With Others
The recipe creator made these Italian Cream Puffs with Custard Filling as a tribute to her Grandfather.
They are a beautiful old fashioned dessert that looks like a seashell. So let’s look at your Shopping List.
Italian Cream Puffs Ingredients:
For the pastry
- 2¾ cups unbleached AP flour
- ⅛ tsp salt
- ½ tsp baking soda
- 2 cups water
- 9½ tbsp butter
- 6 large eggs
For the custard
- 1 cup sugar
- ½ cup flour
- ¼ tsp salt
- 3 cups whole milk
- 4 egg yolks
- 3 tbsp unsalted butter
- 1½ tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tbsp rum
How To Make Italian Cream Puffs Video
We have included a video tutorial that is easy to follow. Now you will be able to make your own Italian Cream Puffs at home! Click Play above to view ⇑ While you’re here, be sure to check out the other versions we have included for you below. You can find full recipe on featured Cream Puffs from Joanne on her site here
Mousseline Cream Puffs via Eugenie Kitchen
How To Make Mousseline Cream Puffs
Here’s another incredibly delicious version you are going to love. These are a French delicacy and they are incredible!
- 2 cups milk (480ml)
- 4 egg yolks
- ⅓ cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar (80g)
- ¼ cup all-purpose flour (30g)
- ¼ cup cornstarch (30g)
- 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- A pinch of salt
- ⅓ cup unsalted butter (75g)
- ⅓ cup unsalted butter, softened (75g)
- get full recipe —> here