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Yum Alert: Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Puffs

Written by Deisy

This cold weather makes me want to eat everything I see. These cream puffs look so fluffy and delicious. Another thing I’ve been craving is this Nutella hot chocolate, so good and warm. Image and recipe via Hummingbird High.


For the Profiteroles:
(makes sixteen 2-inch cream puffs)

  • 1 cup water
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs

For the Chocolate Hazelnut Whipped Cream Filling:
(enough for sixteen, generously filled 2-inch cream puffs)

  • 1 1/3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons Frangelico hazelnut liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
For the Chocolate Hazelnut Ganache Topping:
(makes around 1 1/2 cups, enough for sixteen cream puffs)
  • 4 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoonFrangelico hazelnut liqueur

For instructions, click here.

About the author


Deisy is a 21-year-old Instagram and Tumblr-obsessed girl who would do pretty much anything (legal) for an Instagram like or a Tumblr follow. Deisy curses the inventor of bras every day and won't leave her house until she has changed her outfit at least 5 times. She would describe her style as Leandra Medine meets Olivia Palermo dipped in black paint and not as cool.

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