CHOCOLATE ECLAIRS

Chocolate Eclairs are made by filling a crisp, buttery eclair shell with a light, creamy vanilla pastry cream and glazing it with a rich, chocolate icing.
 
INGREDIENTS:
VANILLA PUDDING
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

 

PASTRY CREAM
  • Vanilla Pudding (above)
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream

 

PASTRY
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs, plus 1 extra, if needed

 

SHINY CHOCOLATE GLAZE
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or butter
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 teaspoons water

 

 
DIRECTIONS:
Please visit barbarabakes.com for full directions.

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