Thursday, March 29, 2018

Strawberry Cream Puffs #EasterSweetsWeek

Strawberry Cream Puffs

Only a few more days until Easter. Do you have your menu ready?
If not, I'm here to help!

On Monday I shared my favorite Mini Bundt Cakes, perfect for Easter or a spring baby
or bridal shower! Today I'm sharing these pretty strawberry cream puffs, which are super
easy to make using frozen puff pastry shells. They look so pretty on a dessert table!

The filling is made with cream cheese, Dixie Crystals powdered sugar, Adams vanilla
extract and strawberry puree, made with fresh strawberries. It tastes like cheesecake!
Top with homemade whipped cream, fresh berries and just a touch of lemon zest - so

Don't forget to enter the fantastic #EasterSweetsWeek giveaways below and be sure to
visit all of my other blogging friends! They're sharing so many delicious recipes for Easter
sweets week - I don't know which recipe to try first!

Check out the amazing #EasterSweetsWeek recipes from our bloggers today!

 Candy and Fudge:
  Baked Desserts:
  No Bake Desserts:
Welcome to this year's #EasterSweetWeek event hosted by Angie from Big Bear’s Wife.
We’re so glad that you’ve joined us for this week long event of Springtime and Easter
dessert recipes! We're sharing tons of treats this week plus a few fantastic giveaways!
You’re going to love what we have in store for you.

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This year we have 28 fantastic bloggers participating in this year’s Easter dessert event!
Throughout the week we’ll be share tons of great Springtime and Easter themed dessert recipes
with you. With over 75 sweet dessert recipes being shared this week we just know that you’re
going to want to save some of these recipes to make again and again! We even hope that some
of these recipes end up in your Easter recipe keepsake collection!

Plus, don’t forget that we have 5 (five) great giveaways for you this week thanks to our amazing sponsors! Scroll down to take a look!

Strawberry Cream Puffs

Strawberry Cream Puffs

Strawberry Cream Puffs

1 box Puff Pastry Cups (24 cups)

1/2 cup strawberry puree (made from 1 cup fresh strawberries)

1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
2 T Dixie Crystals powdered sugar

1 (8 oz) block cream cheese, at room temperature
1/3 cup Dixie Crystals powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. Adams vanilla extract
4-5 fresh strawberries, for garnish
lemon zest for garnish

Bake pastry cups according to directions on the box. Do not over bake!
Once baked, cool and use a small knife to remove the center of each cup.

Make strawberry puree by adding strawberries to a food processor or blender and
blend until berries are smooth.

Make whipped cream by pouring heavy cream into a stand mixer and whip until
cream begins to thicken.  Add powdered sugar and continue to whip until thick
and holds stiff peaks.  Pour into a bowl and store in refrigerator until ready to assemble.

Add cream cheese to the stand mixer and beat until smooth.  Add powdered sugar and
vanilla and continue to beat.  Add strawberry puree a little at a time. Continue mixing
and beat until fully incorporated.

To assemble pipe cream cheese mixture into baked pastry cups. Top with whipped 
cream. Garnish with fresh strawberries and lemon zest.

Serve immediately or keep in the fridge up to 1 hour.


Now for the Giveaway!


Prize #1 — Dixie Crystals is giving away one (1) Instant Pot (8 Qt) to one lucky winner!


Prize #2 — Adam’s Extract is giving one (1) winner 5 different extracts including a bottle 
of Pure vanilla and a color pack.


Prize #3 — Rainier Fruit is giving one (1) winner a box of Apples and some wonderful 
Apple themed goodies from Sur La Table


Prize #4 — Anolon is giving one (1) winner a Anolon® Vesta™ 9-Inch Square Baker in Cobalt Blue


Prize #5 — Microplane is giving one (1) winner a Twist & Zest, grip & strip and a classic zester/grater

Giveaway open to US Residents 18 years or older.. All entries will be verified. No PO Boxes Please. Prizes will be sent directly from sponsors to winners, bloggers are not responsible for prizes. This giveaway runs from Marh 26th - April 1st at 12AMEST. Winners will be selected soon afterwards and contacted by e-mail. Winners will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. There are a total of 5 (five) prizes and therefore we will have a total of 5 (five) winners. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law.

Disclaimer: These posts and recipes are part of the week long event, #EasterSweetsWeek but all opinions are 100% mine! We would like Thank our amazing sponsors: Dixie Crystals, Adam’s Extract, Rainier Fruit, Anolon and Microplane! These wonderful sponsors provided the prize packs for our giveaways and also sent samples and products to the #EasterSweetsWeek bloggers to use in their recipes.

1 comment:

  1. What an easy, impressive strawberry dessert! I love those puff pastry shells!


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