Cream Puff Recipes – National Cream Puff Day

January 2 is National Cream Puff Day. These light and fluffy pastries filled with cream have a taste that is worthy of celebration! What better way to take note of this national day than with one of these tasty cream puff recipes.15 delicious cream puff recipes to tempt your sweet tooth #nationaldays #creampuffs

There seems to be a National Day for pretty much everything you can think of.  Today, this sweet, filled pastry gets it’s own day!

Cream puffs are made with the same dough that is used to make profiteroles, eclairs and other puffy pastry desserts. They are a mixture of water, flour, sugar, butter and eggs and taste amazing! The cream puff dessert idea originated in France and is also known as a choux a la creme. Often times the filling is made of custard and chocolate sauce is a favorite topping idea.

Collection of Cream Puff Recipes

If you like the taste of coffee, you will love these mocha cream puffs. They are made with coffee crystals, vanilla yogurt and cocoa powder.Mocha cream puff recipe

Dusted in powdered sugar and light as air, try one of these lemon cream puffs from Tastes of Lizzy.Lemon cream puffs from Tastes of LizzyThis recipe from Amanda’s Cooking uses the idea of a cream puff but transforms it into a delicious and fluffy cake recipe.Cream puff cake from Amanda's Cooking

These delicious raspberry cream puffs have a fruity raspberry filled center. Raspberry filled cream puffs from Ashlee Marie

These cinnamon cream cheese pastry puffs have a sweet savory taste and are easy to make.Cinnamon cream cheese pastry puffs from Tastes of LIzzy T

You had me on peanut butter! These peanut butter cream puffs combine two of my favorites – peanut butter and chocolate for one delicious dessert!Peanut butter cream puffs from Is this really my life.

This peach and berry tart combines the fluffiness of cream puffs in the pastry for a light and summery dessert idea.Peach and berry cream puff tart from Tatertots and Jello

This tutorial from Walking on Sunshine Recipes shows how to make home made cream puffs. They really aren’t that difficult!Making home made cream puffs from Walking on Sunshine Recipes

Need some more inspiration for cream puff dessert idea? Try one of these:

Strawberry cream puffs 

S’More Cream Puffs

Ice Cream Puffs 

Italian Cream Puffs with Custard Filling

Churro Cream Puffs

Cream Puff Swans

Cream Puffs with Bavarian Cream


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