This is a nice recipe for eclairs. The only thing I would do different is at the end it says to slice the eclairs in half then fill. This is not necessary just put a tip on a pipping bag poke it in and fill. Enjoy
Chocolate Éclairs. Buy or not to buy? (Not to buy). These were surprisingly simple to make – not to mention cheap (especially when you can make a batch of 10). Chocolate and cream between a lovely classic, delicate Pate a Choux pastry. – Which by the way took exactly 5 minutes to make.
Mama Bee Reassurance – If you don’t own a piping bag, simply use an ordinary plastic sandwich bag and cut the corner to pipe your Choux buns! – and perfection isn’t vital if you like the rustic home-made look. – People will love this! (Alternative fillings) – Fresh cream and strawberry jam / strawberries thin cuts).
Basic ingredients for a classic Pate a Choux Pastry:
Half a cup of butter
4 eggs (whisked in separate bowl)
1 stick of butter (make sure it’s butter)
Pinch of salt
1 cup 1/4 of Plain Flour
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