Classic éclairs pastry is a French recipe that one can have a lot of fun baking. We all know that dessert is an important part of parties and meals. Adding this recipe to your dessert menu will make you a versatile baker. This classic pastry will be enjoyed by family members and friends. You know the preparation method of this dessert is so easy that one can easily prepare it if she knows the proper process. The methods and ingredients are mentioned below in this article.
Éclairs Pastry Ingredients
All the required ingredients are common that can one easily find in the nearby market. There are three parts to this dessert. So, all the parts require different ingredients. One recipe can make 18 eclairs. Well, for the choux pastry the ingredients are the following, 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 cream of these snacks. The ingredients the following, 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. All the ingredients should be of the right quantity otherwise the dessert will not be perfect.
Preparation Method Of Éclairs Pastry
There are three steps in the preparation of this dessert. First, prepare the choux pastry, then the cream and lastly prepare the chocolate glaze. Decorate the snacks before serving.
Preparation Of Choux
First, take a saucepan and add water, milk, butter, salt and sugar in medium flame. After dissolving the ingredients take out the mixture and let it cool. Then add the flour in the pot and mix it till combined. Thereafter add eggs, sugar, and butter. Thereafter spread butter on the surface of the dough and bake it in a preheated oven at 450-degree Fahrenheit 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 the bowl and mix all the ingredients of cream using a blender. The cream will not get the perfect texture if you will not beat it properly. Fill up each pastry with cream.
Preparation Of Chocolate Glaze
Now take a bowl and add chocolate chips and heat it. Then add whipped cream and mix very well. After preparing this glaze dip the snacks into the bowl and allow it to cool. Hence, your delicious classic éclairs will be ready to serve.