- 1 cup boiling water
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine
- 1 cup flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 4 eggs
- whipping cream
- icing sugar
- chocolate syrup
Melt butter in 1 cup of boiling water.
Add flour and salt all at once and stir vigorously.
Cook at stir until mixture forms a ball that doesn’t separate. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
Add eggs one at a time, beating after each until smooth.
Drop by heaping tablespoons, 3 inches apart, on a greased cookie sheet. It should make 8 cream puffs.
Bake at 450F for 15 minutes then lower to 325F and cook for 25 minutes more.
Remove from the oven and let cool.
Split in the centre and fill with cream, just before serving.
Sprinkle top with icing sugar and drizzle with chocolate syrup.