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chocolate eclair

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chocolate eclair

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List of ingredients

Choux pastry

  • 250 ml of water
  • 110 g butter
  • 125 g flour
  • 5 eggs

Amaretto chocolate cream

  • 500 ml of semi-skimmed milk
  • 125 ml full cream
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 C. vanilla extract
  • 1 C. tablespoon of Amaretto or other flavoring (bitter almond for example)
  • 300 g dark chocolate for baking
  • 120 g sugar
  • 30 g of maizena

For the icing 

  • 100 g of dark chocolate for baking

Recipe steps

Prepare the choux pastry and éclairs:

  1. Heat the water and butter, bring to a boil
  2. Add the flour off the heat all at once, mix with a spatula to obtain a homogeneous dough

Recipe steps

Prepare the choux pastry and éclairs:

  1. Heat the water and butter, bring to a boil
  2. Add the flour off the heat all at once, mix with a spatula to obtain a homogeneous dough
  3. Return to medium heat and mix constantly to dry out the dough for 2 minutes
  4. Put in a large mixing bowl (or a food processor bowl) and add the eggs one by one, whisking between each egg
  5. Put the dough in a paastry bag and form lines 10 cm long on a baking sheet covered with baking paper
  6. Bake at 180 ° C for 30 minutes without opening the oven door!

Prepare the chocolate cream – Amaretto

  1. Heat the milk
  2. Mix the 6 yolks, with the sugar and the cornstarch
  3. Gradually pour the hot milk over it, mixing well, return to the saucepan and thicken for a few minutes over medium heat
  4. Add the vanilla and Amaretto
  5. Melt the chocolate in a doublle boiler, add it once lukewarm to the above cream, then let it cool completely by filming on contact, or using ice cubes in a second bowl, as in the video
  6. Whip the liquid cream into whipped cream and gently incorporate it into the cold cream

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