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Cream Puffs With Chocolate Sauce

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Cream puffs with chocolate sauce make a perfect dessert for the holidays. Make them for the Christmas and let kids enjoy cream puffs. Also, try vanilla ice cream along with chocolate sauce for such special occasions.
Ingredients
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All-purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cocoa 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1)In a saucepan, add 1 cup boiling water, 1/4 teaspoon salt and butter. Heat until butter melts and mixture boils.
2)Add flour, all at once and cook until mixture leaves side of pan. Stir vigorously.
3)Remove from heat and cool slightly.
4)Add eggs, one at a time, beating vigorously after each addition.
5)Take a well-greased baking sheet and drop heaped tablespoons of mixture, 2 inches apart.
6)Bake at 450 degrees for 20 minutes. Decrease temperature to 325 degrees and bake for 20 minutes.
7)Using a spatula remove puffs and cool.
8)Cut off bottoms of puffs and fill tops with ice cream. Put the bottoms again.
9)Then, wrap in foil and freeze until ready to use.
10)To make chocolate sauce, in a saucepan, mix sugar, remaining salt and cocoa.
11)Add syrup and add milk and cream.
12)Bring the mixture to boil and continue to boil until candy thermometer reads 230 degrees or until mixture forms soft ball in cold water. Stir constantly.
13)Remove from heat and add vanilla.

SERVING
14)Serve chocolate sauce warm on puffs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Cream
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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