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Cream Puff Cake Recipe
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Cream Puff Cake Recipe

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With its light, golden crust and yummy filling, this creamy cake is a definite crowd-pleaser. Everyone will ask for seconds. —Kim Wallace, Dennison, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 4 eggs
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 3 packages (3.3 ounces each) instant white chocolate or vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 288 calories, 16 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 397 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil. Add flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball forms. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Continue beating until smooth and shiny.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake 22-26 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  3. For filling, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese, milk and pudding mixes until smooth. Spread over crust; refrigerate 20 minutes. Spread with whipped topping. Chill until serving. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Cream Puff Cake in Taste of Home August/September 2010, p81

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 288 calories, 16 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 397 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

Reviews for Cream Puff Cake(42)

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Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

Have made this for years. Cannot find my recipe so had to get on here to look it up. Family LOVES it so much my son wanted it for his birthday cake this year. We drizzle it with chocolate syrup when we serve it. This time son wants to add some fresh raspberries from the garden when we serve it. I don't think you can do anything to this to make it taste bad!

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Reviewed Mar. 17, 2013

This is a great recipe instead of making individual ones. Tastes just like a cream puff. So easy make !!! Delicious !!!

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Reviewed Oct. 27, 2012

i have made this recipe & shared it with many friends. My recipe calls for putting a drizzle of magic shell chocolate topping on top . Enjoy

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Reviewed Oct. 20, 2012

This was good but the crust got soggy. Next time I will not put the filling in until I get ready to serve it.

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Reviewed Nov. 4, 2011

Taste just like a cream puff from the store and was super easy to make. Everyone loved it and wanted the recipe.

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