The Legendary Eclair Recipe: The Best Dessert For Everyone

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  • 12Servings
  • 20 mPrep Time
  • 1:40 hCook Time
  • 2:0 hReady In
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Eclairs are delicious French pastries. It is customary to cover the top of the products with chocolate icing, and use a different cream for the filling. It is not necessary to go to a pastry shop to enjoy delicious eclairs. With the help of our eclair recipe you can cook them yourself.

Yes, you’ll have to move. But it’s worth it!


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Step by step method

  • Step 1

    Put water on the stove, add salt and oil.

  • Step 2

    Wait until the ingredients are completely melted.

  • Step 3

    Without turning off the fire, quickly pour in the flour.

  • Step 4

    Immediately stir everything with a spatula, collecting the dough into a lump.

  • Step 5

    Remove the saucepan from the stove and beat the first egg into the hot mass, rubbing it until completely homogeneous.

  • Step 6

    Pour in the 2nd egg, grind again and so on. You should get a plastic mass.

  • Step 7

    On a lined baking sheet, at a distance from each other, place round (or any other shape) blanks, squeezing them out with a pastry bag.

  • Step 8

    Bake at 220 degrees, after 15 minutes lower the heat to 190 and hold for another 20 minutes.

  • Step 9

    Cut the cooled eclairs.

  • Step 10

    Whip cold cream.

  • Step 11

    Grind cottage cheese through a sieve.

  • Step 12

    Add icing sugar and lush cream in small parts to it, slowly stirring the mass.

  • Step 13

    Grind nuts in a convenient way.

  • Step 14

    Squeeze out the curd cream around the entire circumference of the eclair ring with a pastry bag.

  • Step 15

    Sprinkle the top with nuts.

  • Step 16

    Cover and lightly press down with the other half.

  • Step 17

    Sprinkle cakes with sweet powder.

  • Step 18

    Hot coffee and exquisite cream cheese eclairs are very conducive to intimate conversation.

Tips & variations

  • For the eclairs to be truly delicious, you need to use good quality butter for the cream. About an hour before cooking, the product is taken out of the fridge.

  • You can fill the cakes with cream either by cutting them or by squeezing the filling inside with a culinary syringe.

  • For butter cream, cream is suitable exclusively with a high fat content: from 28 to 35%.

  • In almost any cream, you can add some natural seasonal berries, such as strawberries or raspberries.

One Comment

  • Jane

    Eclairs are always very satisfying and tasty. As for me, the perfect dessert) And if you cook it right, then it’s generally delicious. This recipe suited me perfectly, now the whole family asks me to cook only such eclairs!)

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