Cheese Puffs


Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

  • About

Cream puff pastry, or choux paste, is a useful and easy thing to know how to make. Not only is it used for cream puffs and éclairs, but also for dumplings, ramekins, and this old-fashioned pastry, which makes a savory warm hors d’oeuvre. The batter is dropped by spoonfuls in a ring. The individual puffs rise and bake into each other, and the whole thing can be lifted off as a piece, golden and crisp on the surface, airy and fragrant inside. The batter takes literally just a few minut