1 cup water
1/2 cup butter
1 cup Gold Medal flour
1 package of our chocolate fudge frosting mix
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
2/3 cup milk
2 quarts any flavor ice cream
Heat oven to 400°. Heat water and 1/2 cup butter to rolling boil. Stir in flour. Stir vigorously over low heat about 1 minute or until mixture forms a ball. Remove from heat. Beat in eggs, all at one time; continue beating until smooth. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake 25 to 30 minutes.
In top of double boiler, combine frosting mix (dry), corn syrup and 3 tablespoons butter. Slowly stir in milk. Heat over boiling water 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool to room temperature.
To assemble crown, soften ice cream. In 10-inch tube pan with removable bottom, place a layer of cream puffs. Spread with 1 quart of the ice cream. Repeat layers of puffs, ice cream and puffs. Drizzle 1/2 cup sauce over top. Freeze 8 hours or until firm.
Remove from freezer 15 minutes before serving. Loosen around edge with spatula and push bottom up and out of pan. With 2 broad spatulas, lift crown from bottom of pan to serving plate. Serve with remaining sauce. 16 servings.
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