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Strawberry Cream Puff Heart




  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 eggs
  • Fresh strawberries
  • Confectioners' sugar

Cream Filling

  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon soft butter
  • 2 cups hot milk


  1. Sketch a heart on a baking sheet. Grease sheet lightly.
  2. Bring water and butter to boiling. Reduce heat. Add flour. Stir vigorously over low heat until mixture forms a ball, about 1 minute. Remove from heat. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating until smooth after each addition. Drop mixture onto sketch. Bake in hot 400 degree F oven for 45 minutes. Cool.
  3. Cut off top. Fill shell with Cream Filling. Top with strawberries. Replace top. Dust with confectioners' sugar.
  4. Cream Filling: Place all ingredients except hot milk in blender. Mix for 15 seconds. After 5 seconds, pour in hot milk and mix. Pour all ingredients into saucepan and cook over low heat for 5 minutes or until filling has thickened.


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