Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: St. Joseph's Cream Puffs III

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • whipped cream
  • Details

  • Yield: 18 puffs
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin: Italy

Linked Activities

Linked Prayers

Feasts

Also Called: Zeppole di San Giuseppe

Here is another version of the Sfinge or Cream Puffs for the feast of St. Joseph. This recipe is a must for the St. Joseph Altar or Table.

DIRECTIONS

Combine water, butter, sugar, salt in a saucepan. Bring to boil. Add flour. Stir vigorously until mixture leaves sides of pan. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Add eggs, one at a time; beat vigorously after each egg is added. Add grated rinds; mix thoroughly until mixture is smooth. Drop by tablespoon 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes at 450°. Bake 25 minutes at 350°. Cool completely. Cut slit in side. Fill with whipped cream.

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Smaller Church, Bigger Faith, 3: Ecclesiastical Discipline April 17
The Holy Spirit and Evangelization: A Primer April 16
Journey to the Sun: A Strange Biography of Junípero Serra April 16
Russia's demographic recovery + US demographic decline = danger April 16
James Carroll strikes (at the Church) again April 16

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis's Easter Message 'Urbi et Orbi' (To the City and the World): full text, link to video CWN - 1 hours ago
Pope Francis: Easter Vigil homily (full text) CWN - 1 hours ago