Sunday, June 16 2024

These delicate pastries are filled with a luscious, zesty limoncello-infused cream, offering a delightful burst of citrus with every bite.

Whether you’re hosting a special occasion or simply craving a taste of luxury, these Limoncello Cream Puffs are sure to impress.

Follow our step-by-step guide to create these delectable treats and elevate your dessert game to a whole new level.

Buon appetito!


  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons limoncello liqueur
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Powdered sugar for dusting
  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a saucepan, bring water, butter, and salt to a boil. Stir in the flour and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture forms a ball.
  3. Transfer the dough to a mixing bowl and let it cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until the dough is smooth and glossy.
  5. Drop tablespoonfuls of the dough onto the prepared baking sheet, leaving space between each mound.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the cream puffs are golden brown and puffed.
  7. Remove from the oven and let them cool completely on a wire rack.
  8. In a mixing bowl, whip the heavy cream and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form.
  9. Gently fold in the limoncello and lemon zest.
  10. Cut the cream puffs in half horizontally and fill them with the limoncello cream.
  11. Dust the filled cream puffs with powdered sugar before serving. You can add cream and zest of lemon.
Enjoy these zesty Limoncello Cream Puffs as a delightful dessert or sweet treat!
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