Classic éclair pastry is basically a very easy French recipe that one can have a lot of fun baking. We all know that dessert is an important part of every party and occasion such as birthdays and anniversaries. You can add this to your daily dessert menu. This is literally mouth-watering. This classic pastry will wow you every time you eat it. You know the preparation method of these snacks are so easy that one can easily prepare it if one knows the proper process. You can prepare this for your family and friends on any occasion. The method and the ingredients are mentioned below in this article.
Ingredients For Making Éclair Pastry
All the required ingredients are very common, that one can easily find them in the nearby market. There are three parts to this recipe. So, all of the parts require different ingredients. Here, we will mention the quantity of 18 eclairs. Well, for making the choux pastry, one needs ½ cup of water, ½ cup of whole milk, 4 eggs, 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar, ¼ tablespoon of salt, and 8 tablespoons of butter.
Apart from these ingredients, one needs more ingredients to prepare the custard of the pastry. The ingredients are 2 cups of milk, 2 tablespoons of vanilla extract, ¼ cup of cornstarch, ¾ cup of granulated sugar, a pinch of salt. Then 4 large eggs, and 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter. The last ingredients are 4 oz. of semi-sweet chocolate chips and ½ cup of heavy cream for the chocolate glaze. One needs to take all the ingredients in the right quantity, otherwise, the snacks will not be prepared perfectly like the ones from the bakeshop.
Preparation Method : Éclair
There are three steps to prepare these snacks. First, prepare the choux pastry, then cream and at last prepare the chocolate glaze and decorate the snacks before serving.
Preparation Of Choux Pastry: Éclair
First, take the saucepan and add water, milk, butter, salt and sugar in medium flame. After dissolving the ingredients take the pan off the heat and let it cool. Then add the flour in the mixture and combine it perfectly. Thereafter, add eggs, sugar, and butter and prepare the dough of the snacks. This is very important to prepare this dough for this snack. Then spread the butter on the surface of the dough and bake it at 450-degree F for 30 minutes.
Preparation Of Cream
This cream enhances the taste of these snacks. If you want to prepare this cream then you have to take a bowl and mix all the ingredients using a blender. The cream will not get the perfect texture if you don’t mix it properly. After preparing this cream one needs to fill the snack with this cream.
Preparation Of Chocolate éclairs Glaze
Now take the bowl and add the chips and heat it. Then add the whipped cream in the melted chips and mix very well. After preparing this glaze dip the snacks into the bowl and allow it to cool. Hence, your delicious classic éclair is ready to serve.