Harvey House Chocolate Puffs
There were five Harvey Houses along the main Santa Fe Railroad line in Arizona. They were located in Winslow, Williams, Ash Fork, Seligman and Kingman. There were also the El Tovar and other facilities at the Grand Canyon. This is one of their famous recipes.
1 cup flour
1 cup water
1 1/2 cups butter
1 ounce chocolate, melted
1 teaspoon strawberry preserves or
sugared fresh berries
Whipped cream, sweetened
Boil together flour, water and butter. Remove from fire and beat in melted chocolate and eggs, one at a time. Bake in gun pan (muffin tins), lightly greased, filled half full. Bake in hot oven (400 degrees F) until done and peaked, 20 to 25 minutes.
Allow to cool, then cut off top of each cake and put in a teaspoon of strawberry preserves or fresh berries. Heap with sweetened whipped cream.
Makes 10 puffs.