Orange-Chocolate Puffs

Orange-Chocolate Puffs

Easy-to-make cream puffs are the perfect “containers” for a chocolaty orange whipped-cream filling.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:05

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
cup water
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
5
eggs
1 1/2
cups whipping (heavy) cream
1/3
cup powdered sugar
3
tablespoons baking cocoa
1 1/2
teaspoons grated orange peel
4
ounces semisweet baking chocolate
2
tablespoons water
1
tablespoon honey
  1. Heat oven to 400ºF. Grease cookie sheet; lightly flour. Heat 1 cup water, the butter and salt to a rapid boil in 2 1/2-quart saucepan. Stir in flour. Stir vigorously over low heat about 1 minute or until mixture forms a ball; remove from heat. Cool 5 minutes.
  2. Beat in eggs, one at a time with wire whisk, until smooth. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart into 16 mounds onto cookie sheet.
  3. Bake about 30 minutes or until puffed and golden brown; cool. Cut off tops; reserve. Pull out any strands of soft dough.
  4. Beat whipping cream, powdered sugar, cocoa and orange peel in chilled medium bowl on high speed until stiff. Fill puffs with whipped cream mixture; replace tops. Mound puffs on large serving plate.
  5. Heat remaining ingredients over low heat until smooth; drizzle over puffs. Refrigerate any remaining puffs.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Pile these scrumptious puffs in a pyramid, and provide tongs or a large spoon for serving.
Variation
If you aren’t an orange lover, just omit the orange peel in the filling.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 530
    • (Calories from Fat 335 ),
  • Total Fat 37 g
    • (Saturated Fat 18 g,),
  • Cholesterol 240 mg;
  • Sodium 360 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 41 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 10 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.