Easy And Delicious Cream Puffs For The Whole Family

If you love Cream Puffs, we have put together a selection of perfection that you will love to make. We have a video tutorial to show you how. Check out the ideas now.

Cream Puffs have to be amongst the most popular recipes in circulation and today we are sharing a number of unique ideas that we know you are going to be keen to try.

We have included some Italian Cream Puffs that have a wonderful seashell casing and they are filled with custard. You’ll also love the traditional versions and the Swan Cream Puffs too.

How To Make Cream Puffs Video

Before we check out all the other ideas, we thought you would appreciate this excellent video tutorial from Joy of Baking.

There are some clever tips and tricks to help you get a perfect result. Click Play above to view ^

These Italian Cream Puffs with custard filling from Joanne Eats Well were made as a tribute to her Grandfather. You’ll be amazed by how easy the Chou Pastry is to make. The recipe is simple to follow and they are made with a dash of rum.

Italian Cream Puffs Pastry Recipe

  • 2¾ cups unbleached AP flour
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups water
  • 9½ tbsp butter
  • 6 large eggs

Puff Pastry 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
  • full recipe here

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Mousseline Cream Puffs Recipe

Over on Eugenie’s Kitchen, this Mousseline Cream Puffs Recipe has been a Pinterest smash and she says that it is fancier than the usual Pastry Cream. All we know is if the photos are anything to go by, they look incredible!


  • 2 cups milk (480ml)
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 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
  • cup unsalted butter (75g)
  • cup unsalted butter, softened (75g)
  • full recipe here

Danielle from Hugs and Cookies has an awesome Cream Puffs recipe that she says is a real crowd pleaser and gets rave reviews. It’s a recipe that is passed down from her Mom and she highly recommends that we give it a try.

Moms Cream Puffs Ingredients

  • 1 Stick Butter (8 Tablespoons)
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1c Flour
  • 1 Pint Heavy Cream
  • 1 Package (3.4 OUNCES) Instant Vanilla Pudding
  • ⅓ Cup Milk
  • Makes Approx 16
  • Full Recipe Here

Cream Puff Swans

Over on Barbara Bakes, she has taken her Cream Puffs to a whole new level. We adore these Swans and it’s another unique way that you can present yours. You can find the full details on her site here

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