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    Chocolate Eclairs

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    15 mins

    40 mins

    out of here's Note:

    Homemade with a rich custard filling. Recipe is from my days in snow country without a bakery nearby. Better than store-bought! www.recipezaar.com

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    eclairs

    Units: US | Metric

    Custard filling

    Chocolate Icing

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat to a rolling boil 1 cup water and 1/2 cup butter.
    2. 2
      Stir in 1 cup flour all at once, stirring vigorously over low heat until mixture leaves the sides of pan and forms a ball.
    3. 3
      Remove from heat.
    4. 4
      Beat in thoroughly 4 eggs, one at a time,.
    5. 5
      Beat until smooth and velvety.
    6. 6
      Drop from wooden spoon unto ungreased baking sheet.
    7. 7
      Form a long ladyfinger shape; top with another small spoonful on top.
    8. 8
      Bake at 400°F for 40-45 minutes, or until dry.
    9. 9
      Allow to cool.
    10. 10
      Pull top off and remove any excess puff to form shell.
    11. 11
      Custard filling:.
    12. 12
      Mix in saucepan, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/3 cup flour.
    13. 13
      Stir in 2 cups milk, cook over medium heat, stirring until it boils. Boil 1 minute.
    14. 14
      Remove from heat.
    15. 15
      Stir 1/2 of this mixture into 4 egg yolks, slightly beaten.
    16. 16
      Add this yolk mixture to the rest in pan and bring to boiling point.
    17. 17
      Cool and blend in 2 teaspoons vanilla.
    18. 18
      Spoon in cooled eclair and top with chocolate icing.
    19. 19
      Chocolate icing:.
    20. 20
      Melt the chocolate and butter over low heat.
    21. 21
      Remove from heat, stir in the powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons hot water; beat until smooth.
    22. 22
      Put the chocolate icing on and refrigerate.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Eclairs

    Serving Size: 1 (1561 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 409.6
     
    Calories from Fat 187
    45%
    Total Fat 20.8 g
    32%
    Saturated Fat 11.6 g
    58%
    Cholesterol 240.4 mg
    80%
    Sodium 301.1 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 47.8 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    4%
    Sugars 27.6 g
    110%
    Protein 9.0 g
    18%

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