The origin of the Cream Puff is not completely certain. Many food historians believe that they existed in England during the 16th century. The believe the English got it from France and the french aquired cream puffs from Italy. Wherever they came from they are now a popular dessert all over the world. The fillings may either be ice cream, whipped cream or pastry cream. They are delicious plain but the possibilities of toppings are endless such as chocolate sauce, fruit or powdered sugar (icing sugar).

Here is a basic Cream Puff recipe. Use your imagination to create a cream puff masterpiece!