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Triple Layer Cream Puff Cake

5 from 1 vote
Eilana Tal – @eilanatal
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This gorgeous cream puff cake is proof that heaven does exist.
Servings: 10

INGREDIENTS
 

Puff pastry:

  • 1 cup water / milk / oat milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar / monk fruit sweetener
  • ¼ pound/100 grams butter / vegan butter, cubed
  • 1 cup/140 grams flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 pinch salt

Filling:

  • 1 pint/500 milliliters heavy whipping cream / plant based heavy whipping cream
  • 5 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding / sugar free vanilla pudding
  • ½ cup/120 milliliters milk / plant based milk

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Bring the water, salt, sugar and butter to a gentle boil in a pot. Mix with a wooden spoon until the butter has completely melted and small bubbles start to form.
  • Add the flour and baking powder and mix until you get a smooth dough. Cook for another minute, then transfer the dough to a stand mixer bowl. Knead for 3 minutes and let the dough cool off a little.
  • Add the eggs one by one and knead until well combined.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 °F (190 °C) and follow the video as well for the next steps:
  • Place parchment paper on a baking sheet pan. Transfer the dough batter to a piping bag with a small round tip and squeeze out small balls the size of a hazelnut. Wet a finger and press each ball down a little.
  • Bake for 15 minutes and let the puffs cool off completely.
  • Whip the heavy whipping cream until it thickens a bit. Add the instant pudding and milk and continue whipping until you get a whipped cream.
  • Spread a thin layer of cream on a large round plate. Place a 9/10” cake ring and start arranging the puff balls inside in a circle.
  • When you are done with the first layer of puff balls, spread a thick layer of whipped cream, arrange another layer of puff balls on top of the cream and press each ball down a little so that it is stable. Refrigerate for a minimum of 3 hours. Sprinkle powdered sugar and serve 🙂

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How do you cut this cake without totally destroying how it looks?
You definitely need a very sharp knife to be able to cut the cake neatly.

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