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      filed under: Sandwich Cookies on October 18, 2013

       I am sharing the recipe for these beautiful and amazingly delicious chocolate puffs over on the KitchenAid’s KITCHENTHUSIAST blog. But if you are a hopeless (hopeful?) romantic like me I hope you dont mind me sharing my whistful and long winded imaginings here. 🙂

      Chocolate Cream Puffs with Pumpkin Whipped Cream

       

      What cream puffs symbolized to me was romantic decadence.  I had always envisioned a beautifully set table of crystal glass and sweetened iced tea hiding precariously amid the willow tress while a warm afternoon breeze gently kicked up napkin edges and guided condensation drips off their coarse.  I imagined lounging ladies with their elbows propped on the table and head resting on smooth lavender scented lotioned hands.  They are gazing upon a perfectly puffed and whipped topping filled pastry that seductively beckoned them in spite of their desire to eat daintily.

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      Having created this perfect creamed puff fantasy in my mind, it never occurred to me that I could make them in my own home and experience the amazingness while sitting in my kitchen.  But I am thrilled that I did; because these puffs can truly transport you to a happy place.  A place filled with the woodsy scents of fall, with the trees covered in multi-colored leaves and the warmth of a crackling fire on a cool autumn day.

       

      Chocolate Cream Puffs with Pumpkin Whipped Cream

      These chocolate cream puffs are paired with the most light and fluffy pumpkin whipped topping I have ever made, and all thanks to my KitchenAid Food Processor.  The food processor produces a light yet long-lasting cream with a perfectly velvety and smooth texture.  You simply must try!

      If you want the recipe be sure to stop by KitchenAid’s blog.  There is a full recipe for the Chocolate Puffs as well as the delectable Pumpkin Whipped Cream!

      Do you like these Puffs?  Please do feel free to PIN (button is on image) or +1 then!

       

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    • Oooh Amanda. Only you could make me want this pumpkin dessert. Ps. I hate pumpkin desserts 😛

        LOL!! That is too funny!! Well, just throw some regular old whipped cream and you are all set! 🙂

    • These look beautiful! I am heading over to check out the recipe!

    • these look amazing! I love cream puffs and I love how you switched it a new interesting flavor. 🙂

    • Beautifully written. 🙂

    • Pumpkin Chocolate cream puffs! What an amazing idea and such a classic combination of flavors. Plus, your’s are very pretty 🙂

    • Gorgeous and inspiring…I’m going to give these a try. I’ve never made a cream puff. 🙂

        I hadnt either and was surprised at the simplicity of the process. They are not as sweet as I am used too, and I sorta love that! 🙂

    • Greetings from London! Gorgeous and inspiring as always, Thank you so much Amanda
      Wish you a blessed and wonderful weekend

        Thank you sweety! Hope you are having fun in London… its goof to hear from you! 🙂

    • I’m so making these this weekend! Brilliant combo…

    • Love the combo of chocolate and pumpkin here, Amanda. Yum 🙂

    • You had me at pumpkin whipped cream….!

    • These look wonderful, can’t wait to try. I have a question when you refer to Pumpkin Puree are you referring to Solid Canned Pumpkin and not the one for pies which already have the spices in it.

      Thank You

    • Oh do I like the sounds of these. Yes please.

    • I need you to have a love button installed on your site so I can click it for these. LOVE cream puffs and pumpkin and chocolate are a fave flavor combo of mine!!

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