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    Chocolate eclairs

    Chocolate eclairs. Photo by Mikekey

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

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    1 hr 10 mins

    30 mins

    40 mins

    Missy Wombat's Note:

    I'm not usually a fan of cream but I have to admit to liking the occasional chocolate eclair. Here is a recipe my mother used to make. The yield is a guess.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Choux pastry

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt the butter in a saucepan, then add the water and bring to the boil.
    2. 2
      Remove from the heat and quickly add the sifted flour and salt and beat well.
    3. 3
      Heat again until the mixture leaves the side of the pan.
    4. 4
      Allow the mixture to cool for a few moments before adding the first egg.
    5. 5
      Beat this well into the mixture and then add the other two eggs one at a time, beating well with a wooden spoon.
    6. 6
      Make sure the mixture is soft by shaking some off a spoon, it will fall softly and leave some on the spoon.
    7. 7
      Eclairs: Put the choux pastry in a biscuit forcer or something similar with a 1/2 inch or 1 inch plain forcer.
    8. 8
      Force out 1/2 inches of mixture on a lightly greased tray.
    9. 9
      Bake in a moderate over[350F] for 35-40 minutes.
    10. 10
      Ice with chocolate icing when cold, and fill with whipped cream.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 09, 2009

      55

      Very easy to make and very tasty. I filled them with Diabetic Cream Puff Filling, topped with No-Fat Chocolate Sauce, for a diabetic friendly dessert. I got 12 eclairs.

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    • on December 06, 2007

      55

      i never knew it was so easy to make eclairs thankyou loverly

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate eclairs

    Serving Size: 1 (22 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 18

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 49.1
     
    Calories from Fat 30
    62%
    Total Fat 3.4 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 1.8 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 42.0 mg
    14%
    Sodium 38.6 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.0 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.0 g
    0%
    Protein 1.4 g
    2%

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