Eclairs

Another reminder that I really need to get my pastry puff dough made! well, and of course make some puff pastries, too. 🙂

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What to impress your sweetheart? REALLY impress your sweetheart!  Then make these éclairs. I always thought they would be hard to make, but they really aren’t that hard.

This chocolate eclair recipe is beyond delicious, very easy to make, and attractive, even if you’re not a pro. This is a MUST have recipe! Better than the bakery version! PERFECT!!!

Yields: 10

Ingredients
  • CHOUX PASTRY:
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • CUSTARD FILLING:
  • 1 (4 serving size) package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup icing sugar (aka powdered sugar/confectioner’s sugar)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • CHOCOLATE ICING:
  • 2 oz semisweet chocolate (or ⅓ cup semisweet chocolate chips)
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 cup icing sugar (aka confectioners sugar/powdered sugar)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp hot water
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. LIghtly grease…

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