Sunday, June 1, 2014

Chocolate Eclairs

Baking has become my passion lately, just want to experiment with new things. But still there is a long way to go.
But cooking or baking in this case is really challenging when u have a little one at home who just wants to play with u all the time and not sleep.
Nevertheless I keep pushing myself more and more.
I was seeing this food food channel where chef Shipra Khana made these awesome eclairs, which tempted

me then and there to try them out.
I checked my pantry, and hurrah!! I had all the stuff available.
so next step was to START.
I mad my little one sit in his bouncer, played some music and i was all set o bake this awesome delight.

65gms Flour (maida)
1tbsp granulated sugar
55gms butter
120ml water
2 eggs

For topping
Whipped cream with vanilla extract

Chocolate Ganache


  • Pre-heat the oven at 200degree Celsius.
  • Place a parchment paper on the baking tray.
  • You can also use aluminium foil, brush it with butter. This is equally good as using a parchment paper.
  • In a bowl whisk the flour with sugar.
  • In a pan heat water and butter together.
  • Close the flame add in the flour into it.
  • Whisking regularly.
  • Cook it till it starts  sticking to the pan.
  • Remove from flame.
  • Beat the mixture till it becomes lukewarm.
  • Then add in the lightly beaten eggs.
  • Continue to mix till the batter is a thick paste.
  • Put the mixture in a pastry bag with a large pin.

  • pipe the mixture in oblong shapes on the baking tray.

  • Bake for 15 minutes at 200dregress and reduce it to 180 degrees.
  • Continue to bake for another 25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and place it on a the wire rack
Assembling the eclairs:
  • Slit open the elcairs lentghwise.
  • Dip top part of the eclair into the chocolate Ganache.
  • Fill the bottom half with whipped cream
  • Place the other half on top of it.
  • Chocolate Eclares are ready to be eaten. :)

1 comment:

  1. I dont eat wats the option.n also recipe for ganache