Chocolate Frosted Creamy Eclairs

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This chocolate frosted creamy eclairs recipe is a delicious combination of light, puffy dough, creamy vanilla custard and a chocolate glaze. These fun desserts are compact and contain an abundance of flavor. These tiny pastries are perfect for parties where people are less likely to be sitting. Of course, the dark chocolate frosting and vanilla bean laced cream will make you want to keep the whole batch for yourself.

The elegance of eclairs recipes may seem out of reach to many home cooks, but are surprisingly easy, even though they do take some time. The pastry cream recipe itself takes moments to thicken on the stove but requires all night to chill so that it is thick enough to fill the eggy pastry. The choux pastry is much simpler. You will be shocked by how the dough puffs in the oven with the minimal effort. This pastry dough can be adopted for other dessert recipes as well, like cream puffs, crullers or churros.

Nutrition Facts for: Chocolate Frosted Creamy Eclairs From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Granulated sugar, cornstarch, all-purpose flour, milk, vanilla bean, butter, water, salt, eggs,dark chocolate, heavy cream.
* The entire recipe has been calculated for 10 servings.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
* Per Serving:Calories 355, Calories from Fat 194, Total Fat 21.6g 33%, Saturated Fat 12.5g 63%, Cholesterol 220mg 73%, Sodium 173mg 7%, Potassium 165mg 5%, Carbohydrates 34.1g 11%, Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3%, Sugars 23.2g, Protein 7.2g, Vitamin A 14%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 11%, Iron 7%

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