Mini Chocolate Eclairs

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by chef FIFI

These mini treats are easy to make but yet impressive.

Top Review by GothicGranola

Thanks for an awesome and EASY recipe! These were a hit at my boyfriend's house and I will definitely be making them again. I added cocoa and sugar to make the puffs chocolate and make the filling mint-flavored. It's so simple but looks and tastes so professional! Thanks again!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare pudding according to directions on box and let cool for at least 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Combine butter,water and salt in a sauce pan over medium heat until butter is melted and it comes to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low.
  5. Stir in flour very fast and well until mixture forms into a ball.
  6. Put the mixture into a bowl and let cool for 5-7 minutes.
  7. Add eggs in 1 at a time and beat well.
  8. Cover a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  9. Drop mixture onto baking sheet into 12 mounds 5 inches apart.
  10. Using a spoon, spread out each mound until it becomes a 4 x1/2 inch rectangle rounding the edges of the side to make it oval.
  11. Bake for 35 minutes or very lightly golden.
  12. Then cut a 1 inch slit along side of each eclair.
  13. Reduce oven heat to 375 degrees and return them into the oven for another 10 minutes.
  14. Put on a wire rack to cool.
  15. Cut each eclair into half.
  16. Spread 1 tbsp of filling on the bottom part of the eclair.
  17. Frost tops with frosting.
  18. Enjoy!

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