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Preheat your oven to 400°F. In a medium-sized saucepan, bring the water to a boil, add the butter and salt, and stir until melted. Add the flour to the water/butter mixture and stir well until the dough pulls away from the sides of the pan. Let this mixtu

Using a cookie scoop or two spoons (a teaspoon or tablespoon depending on how large you want your puffs), plop a good spoonful of dough onto a parchment-covered baking sheet. You can get about 12 large spoonfuls to a sheet. This recipe will make about a d

Bake the puffs for 25 to 30 minutes. Don't open the oven during the first 15 to 20 minutes, or the puffs may collapse. While the puffs bake, whip the cream until it's as stiff as you like, and add a token amount of confectioners' sugar and a touch of vani

After the puffs are baked, remove them from the oven and turn the oven off. Make a slit in the bottom of each puff with a knife, and turn them upside down on the baking sheet. Return them to the oven with the door cracked open and leave them for about 5 m

To fill, cut the puffs in half horizontally. Frankie's favorite filling combination, and the traditional one, is a good layer of strawberry jam on the bottom, a large spoonful of whipped cream on top, then the top of the puff, and finally a sprinkling of