Saturday, June 6, 2009

BANANA CREAM PUFFS

INGREDIENTS FOR PASTRY:
(makes about 12 puffs)

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter,
1 cup water,
1 cup flour,
3 large eggs,
dash of salt;

DIRECTIONS:

In a saucepan heat butter, water and salt over medium heat until mixture boils and butter melts. Reduce heat to low; vigorously stir in flour all at once until mixture forms a ball. Transfer pastry to a bowl and cool for few minutes. Stir in eggs 1 at the time, beating well after each addition. Preheat oven to 400 F. Grease a baking sheet; form 2 inches balls and place them on prepared baking sheet few inches apart. Bake until light golden brown , for about 35 to 45 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
Gently slice the top of each puff and spoon filling (or use the cake decorator for more attractive look). Replace the top of each puff and dust with powder sugar.

INGREDIENTS FOR BANANA CREAM:

1 pk. (3.1/2 oz.) instant banana pudding
2 cups milk
1.1/2 cup whipped topping (optional)
Mix banana pudding and milk until smooth. Chill for 1 hour.

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26 comments:

  1. Nina at this hour you're making me hungry , i love them!

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  2. I love the big close-up picture. I just want to take a bite!

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  3. Vai, Nina draga, desertul acesta trebuie facut neaparat! Foarte prezentabil si tare gustos!
    Pup, pup!

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  4. Hi,Nina!
    Te asteapta un premiu la mine ,pentru acest minunat dessert!

    XOXO

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  5. Hello Mary, don't look, you are in a diet any way,hahaha...xo :)

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  6. Thank you Barbara, I love BIG pictures!!! XO

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  7. Merci Gabi Cara, astept cu nerabdare sa le faci. O sa-ti placa; poti si cu crema de vanilie sau ciocolata; voi face curind pe toate;
    XOXO

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  8. Hi Carmen, merci merci,apreciez!
    XOXO

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  9. They are absolutely perfect!

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  10. Ljilja, Thank you! Nice to here from you!
    XO :)

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  11. minunate gogoselele astea cu crema,poze impecabile...a la nina,of course,cum altfel?felicitari!

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  12. Alison, merci mult de vizita si comment! XO

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  13. Nina, you always find the sweetest ways to win my heart!

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  14. wow, perfect, and banana in cream is definitely right choice!!!

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  15. que maravilla de receta ,,un abrazo.

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  17. Very very pretty Nina. Love the elegance & the way they sit!

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  18. Oh Katy...you are so sweet! :)))

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  19. Thank you sweetie; It's very good with vanilla and chocolate!
    XO

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  20. Un abrazo para ti Elena, thank you for visit!
    XOXO

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  21. Saluti Vincent, grazie, grazie, I will think about it!
    Ciao

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  22. Deeba, thank you very much for visit and comment!
    I will return the visit a.s.a.p. XO

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