Perfect Savory Cream Puffs

Preparation info
  • Makes


    1 inch puffs
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      25 min

Appears in

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2014

  • About

These cream puffs can be filled with any manner of things from whipped cream or ice cream to savory fillings such as pâté or foie gras. As foie gras traditionally is accompanied by dessert wine, whose sweet acidity complements the richness of the foie gras, I have topped these cream puffs, which make elegant hors d’oeuvres, with ruby port caramel. The port lends the caramel a stunning mahogany hue and multidimensional flavor. The homemade “faux gras” is adapted from