Banana Cream Puffs

This dessert tastes much the same as Banana Cream Pie. When you have extra ripe bananas, peel, wrap in plastic and freeze; use in this dessert.

Banana Cream Puffs
Banana Cream Puffs

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • Cream Puffs:

  • 1

    cup water

  • 1/2

    cup butter or margarine

  • 1

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 4

    eggs

  • Filling:

  • 5

    egg yolks

  • 1/3

    cup granulated sugar

  • Dash salt

  • 1/3

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 1-1/2

    cups milk

  • 2

    tsp. vanilla extract

  • 1

    Tbsp. butter or margarine

  • 2

    ripe bananas, mashed

  • 1/2

    cup whipping cream

  • Mocha Chocolate Sauce:

  • 1/2

    cup semi-sweet chocolate

  • chips

  • 3

    Tbsp. whipping cream

  • 2 to 3

    Tbsp. strong brewed

  • coffee

Directions

1.) For cream puffs, in saucepan, heat water and butter to boiling. Add flour all at once; beat 2 minutes until very stiff. Remove from heat. 2.) Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until dough is smooth. Beat until satinlike. 3.)Shape 8 mounds of dough on greased baking sheet. 4.) Bake at 375°F for 35 to 40 minutes. 5.) Slit puffs. Return to oven; turn oven off. Let dry 5 minutes. 6.) For filling, beat egg yolks with sugar and salt until pale yellow. Beat in flour and M> cup milk. 7.)Heat 1 cup milk to boiling. Whisk a little milk into egg mixture; return to pan. Cook, stirring until thick. 8.) Remove from heat; add vanilla and butter, stirring until butter is melted. Chill. 9.) Add mashed bananas. Whip the cream. Fold into the banana cream. 10.) For sauce, mix chpcolate chips, cream and coffee; stir and heat until smooth. 11.) Spoon banana cream into cream puffs. Drizzle mocha-chocolate sauce over cream puffs. Serve.

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