Fun Facts About Cream Puffs:
#1. A profiterole, cream puff, or choux à la crème is a filled French choux pastry ball with a typically sweet and moist filling of whipped cream, custard, pastry cream, or ice cream.
#2. The origin of both the pastry and its name profiterole are obscure, and the the original meaning of the word is unknown.
#3. The word profiterole (also spelled prophitrole, profitrolle, profiterolle) has existed in English since the 16th century, borrowed from French.
#4. The cream puff has appeared on US restaurant menus at least since 1851.
#5. The record for world’s largest cream puff, weighed 125.5 pounds.