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                       CREAM PUFFS WITH CARAMEL SAUCE
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4   c            Butter
    1       c            All-purpose flour
    4                    Eggs
                         -----TANGY VANILLA FILLING-----
      3/4   c            Sugar
    3       tb           Cornstarch
    3       c            Milk
    4                    Egg yolks
    8       oz           Sour cream or plain yogurt
    1 1/2   ts           Vanilla
                         -----CARAMEL SAUCE-----
      1/2   c            Packed brown sugar
    1       tb           Cornstarch
      1/3   c            Light cream
    2       tb           Light corn syrup
    1       tb           Butter
      1/2   ts           Vanilla
   CREAM PUFFS: In a medium saucepan, combine butter, 1 cup water, and 1/8
   ts. salt.  Bring to boiling.  Add flour all at once, stirring vigorously.
   Cook and stir till mixture forms a ball that doesn't separate.  Remove
   from heat.  Cool 10 minutes.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating with a
   wooden spoon after each addition till smooth.
   Drop batter by heaping tablespoons, 3 inches apart, onto a greased baking
   sheet.  Bake in a 400 oven for 30 to 35 minutes or till golden.  Cool on a
   wire rack.  Split puffs and remove any soft dough from inside.  Fill
   TANGY VANILLA FILLING:  In a heavy medium saucepan, combine sugar and
   cornstarch.  Stir in milk.  Cook and stir over medium heat till mixture is
   thickened and bubbly.  Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.  Remove from
   heat.  Gradually stir about 1 cup of the hot mixture into beaten egg
   Return all of the egg mixture to the saucepan.  Bring to a gentle boil.
   Reduce heat.  Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.  Remove from heat.  Stir
   in vanilla.  Pour pudding into a bowl.  Cover the surface with clear
   plastic wrap.  Chill.  Before filling cream puffs, stir in sour cream or
   CARAMEL SAUCE:  In a heavy saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch.  Stir in
   1/4 cup water.  Stir in cream and corn syrup.  Cook and stir till bubbly
   (mixture may appear curdled).  Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.  Remove
   from heat.  Stir in butter and vanilla.  Cool slightly and spoon over
   filled cream puffs.
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