Éclairs Recipe

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  • 250 g flour
  • 125 g butter
  • 15 g sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 7 g salt
  • 1 dash vanilla
  • 250 g water
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 tbsp flour , sieved
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 100 g butter


  1. The dough: Mix water + butter + sugar + salt + vanilla over heat and bring to boil.
  2. Add all of the flour one time and mix it with the previous mixture until it forms a firm dough.
  3. Let it cool down.
  4. Put in the mixer.
  5. First mix it at the lowest speed to let it cool down.
  6. Raise the speed and start adding the eggs one at a time. (don’t add one until the previous disappears).
  7. The dough gets sticky and shiny.
  8. Fill the dough in pastry bag.
  9. Shape the dough into 10 cm fingers.
  10. Leave space between each shaped finger because they will rise during baking.
  11. Bake at 220C for 20-25 minutes.
  12. Leave the fingers to cool down then slit open each finger like u open a bun.
  13. Crème Pâtissier: mix all the ingredients together then put on stove top and continue stirring to prevent sticking.
  14. When the mixture reaches a gooey consistency, turn the heat off and let the cream cool down then chill in the fridge.
  15. Using a pastry bag, fill each eclair stick with the cream.
  16. Chocolate glaze: over a water bath, mix both chocolate and butter until completely dissolved.
  17. Dip each eclair finger into chocolate from one side only.
  18. Put on a rack and leave to cool.
  19. Chill in the fridge and serve cold.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1068.23 Kcal (4472 kJ)
Calories from fat 642.87 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 71.43g 110%
Cholesterol 451.97mg 151%
Sodium 1928.69mg 80%
Potassium 605.04mg 13%
Total Carbs 88.23g 29%
Sugars 38.41g 154%
Dietary Fiber 6.65g 27%
Protein 24.4g 49%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 19%
Iron 5.5mg 30%
Calcium 439.5mg 44%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 210.73 Kcal (882 kJ)
Calories from fat 126.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.09g 110%
Cholesterol 89.16mg 151%
Sodium 380.47mg 80%
Potassium 119.35mg 13%
Total Carbs 17.4g 29%
Sugars 7.58g 154%
Dietary Fiber 1.31g 27%
Protein 4.81g 49%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 19%
Iron 1.1mg 30%
Calcium 86.7mg 44%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 26.5
  • 30

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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