How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 400 F, grease two large cookie sheets lightly.
  • Mix the flour and cocoa powder and set aside.
  • In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, bring butter and water to a running boil.
  • Pour the flour mixture all in one go and stir using a wooden spoon till it form a
  • Ball shape. Turn the dough on a clean bowl and cool for 15 minutes.
  • Mix in the eggs one at a time stirring well after each addition. Add the vanilla and stir
  • Again.
  • Fill the dough in a piping bag fitted with a nozzle of the shape you desire (I used star and
  • Rounded nozzle as I made profiteroles and éclairs shape)
  • Pipe the dough on the cookie sheets and bake for 30 minutes till risen and puffed.
  • Turn the oven off and take them out .Cut them in half horizontally and
  • Return them in the warm oven while you prepare the filling. We want them
  • To be completely dried from inside.
  • Filling:
  • In a clean bowl, beat the egg whites till frothy, add the cream of tartar or lemon juice
  • And beat till soft peaks form. Add the sugar gradually and beat till shiny and glossy
  • And stiff peaks forms.
  • Fill in a piping bag fitted with star nozzle and pipe rosettes over the bottom
  • Half of each peace. Cover with the top half.
  • Using a flame torsche, carefully heat from the side till golden brown. Glaze
  • With melted chocolate.

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    " It was excellent "
    sheshe ate it and said...
    OOH! dis is perfect.
    i really wanna make these but.. im missin some equipment dat i kno my mommy wont is it ok if i just use my hands or a plastic ziplock bak 2 squeeze em out? how long do i keep em in da oven da 1st nd da 2nd time? do i have 2 torch em?
    and wat r profitaroles?
    sory 4 all da questions.
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  • ttaaccoo 9 years ago
    Thank you! Wow!! an eclair w/o cream or milk (allergies). This sounds sublime!
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    " It was excellent "
    hooch ate it and said...
    Hey Ahmed'
    I have a dessert evening to go to tonight and was just looking for an alternative eclair recipe,and low and behold the best one I found was yours..I'm making this recipe tonight so will be back in touch with how it went! thanks for another great one my friend,Happy Days to you!
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  • annieamie 10 years ago
    Ahmed, this recipe of yours sound too good to be true! Another perfect dessert recipe for those chocoholics out here! Thank you for creating something new and wonderful for all of us!
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    making today to surprise my family
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    Terrific....will make tomorrow! I love eclairs. Will come back and tell you. Thanks for the post.
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  • debra47 10 years ago
    Wow! What a recipe!
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  • organicmama 10 years ago
    Sounds delightful!
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