Home Made Chocolate Éclairs – SO Good They are Worth The Effort!


This is so good, I just HAD to repost!
Happy Eating, Foodie Friends! 😀

Mmm, Taste This!

We are always looking for great tasting and pretty desserts that are easy and quick. Éclairs are not quick, but are somewhat easy to make, and worth the effort. What is better than crunchy, creamy and chocolaty all in one?!

These are fun in place of ordinary Birthday Cake, for a meal with friends, or just because you want some! Go on, give it a go. You will not be disappointed!

Chocolate Éclairs

Step #1- create the Éclair Shell using Pate Choux (aka cream puff dough)

Recipe loosely borrowed from: http://www.steamykitchen.com/6659-super-simple-pate-a-choux-basic-cream-puff-recipe.html


Pate Choux Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter = 8 Tblsp
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup eggs (4 large eggs)
  • Pinch salt

Bring the water and butter to a simmer over high heat.  Reduce the heat to medium low, add the flour and stir rapidly with a wood spoon.  The flour will absorb the water quickly and a dough…

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