With the fall season already in the air, we couldn’t resist to share some comfort food like these Pumpkin Filled Profiteroles with cranberry sauce!
A famous and sweet treat that can be found at Narcoossee’s in Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort for a limited time during the year. It features pumpkin profiteroles filled with pumpkin cream puff filling and topped with cranberry-blueberry sauce. They are delicious.
And now you can recreate them at home to bring them to a party or simply to have as a small dessert after your meal with this recipe from Disney Parks! Take a look:
PUMPKIN FILLED PROFITEROLES
Cream Puff Filling
- 1 egg
- 2 egg yolks
- 1/4 cup of cornstarch
- 1 1/3 cup of milk
- 1/3 cup of sugar
- 1 tsp of vanilla
- 2 tbsp of butter
- 1 (15oz) can of pure pumpkin
- 3/4 cup of brown sugar
- 2 1/2 tsp of cinnamon
Pumpkin Filled Profiteroles
- 1 stick of butter
- 1/4 cup of water
- 1/4 cup of milk
- 2/3 cup of all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup of high gluten flour
- 1/2 tsp of salt
- 4 eggs
- 1/3 cup of powdered sugar
- 2 cups of fresh cranberries
- 3/4 cup of water
- 3/4 cup of sugar
- 4 cups of fresh raspberries
- 1 (16oz) jar of raspberry jam
- 2 cups of fresh blueberries
For cream puff filling:
- Whisk egg, egg yolks, and cornstarch in small bowl. Set aside.
- Combine milk, sugar, and vanilla in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat for 6 minutes, until hot.
- Slowly pour 1/3 of the hot milk mixture into egg mixture while whisking constantly.
- Slowly pour egg mixture back into remaining hot milk. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until it begins to boil.
- Remove from heat and stir in butter.
- Cool for 30 minutes, until room temperature.
- Stir pumpkin, brown sugar, and cinnamon in medium bowl until combined. Gently fold into cooled milk mixture.
- Refrigerate until ready to use.
For pumpkin filled profiteroles:
- Preheat oven to 400F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.
- Melt butter in large saucepan over medium hear. Add milk and water and bring to a boil.
- Sift both flours and salt together. Add to milk mixture and stir until smooth.
- Pour profiterole dough into the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment and mix on medium speed for 1-2 minutes, until there is no steam. Reduce speed to low and add eggs slowly, one at a time.
- Pour into a piping bag with a round opening. Pipe into 1-1/2 inch circles.
- Bake for 15 minutes, until browned.
- Cool for 30 minutes.
- Place cream puff filling in piping bag fitted with a 1/4 inch round tip. Fill each profiterole with cream puff filling. Dust with powdered sugar.
For cranberry-blueberry sauce:
- Place cranberries, water and sugar in medium saucepan and cook over medium heat until cranberries begin to burst. Remove from heat and drain water.
- Puree raspberries in blender. Run through sieve to remove seeds.
- Stir pureed raspberries and raspberry jam until combined. Pour into medium saucepan.
- Add blueberries and cook over medium heat until warm. Gently fold in cranberries.
- Keep warm until ready to serve.
To serve pumpkin filled profiteroles:
- Place 3 profiteroles in the bottom of a bowl.
- Pour 1/2 cup of cranberry-blueberry sauce on top of profiteroles and top with 1 more profiterole.
- Repeat with remaining pumpkin filled profiteroles.
Credit: Disney Parks
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