How to Make Eclairs, for the Beginner

This is a simplified version of the classic eclairs, for the beginner bakers out there! This is something that will wow your guests! :) enjoy!

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How to Make Eclairs, for the Beginner Recipe
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Bring butter and water to a soft boil!

Bring butter and water to a soft boil!

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Remove from heat, and stir I'm flour, and salt. Quickly mix in the eggs, stirring constantly, so that the eggs do not cook from the heat. Then place in a piping bag, or plastic baggy.

Remove from heat, and stir I'm flour, and salt. Quickly mix in the eggs, stirring constantly, so that the eggs do not cook from the heat. Then place in a piping bag, or plastic baggy.

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Pipe out 3 to 4 inch long pieces of dough on a parchment lined baking sheet.

Pipe out 3 to 4 inch long pieces of dough on a parchment lined baking sheet.

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Bake for 15 min at 450 degree F. Then lower oven temp to 325 and bake for another 20 min. Immediately poke small holes in either end of the baked eclairs, to let the air out and prevent sogginess.

Bake for 15 min at 450 degree F. Then lower oven temp to 325 and bake for another 20 min. Immediately poke small holes in either end of the baked eclairs, to let the air out and prevent sogginess.

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To make the filling, whip cream, vanilla and sugar until light and fluffy.

To make the filling, whip cream, vanilla and sugar until light and fluffy.

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Prepare pudding, whisk together milk and pudding mix, until thick and creamy, and slowly fold it into the whipped cream.

Prepare pudding, whisk together milk and pudding mix, until thick and creamy, and slowly fold it into the whipped cream.

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Poke a hole in each end of eclairs, and fill with cream!

Poke a hole in each end of eclairs, and fill with cream!

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To make chocolate glaze, melt chocolate chips and butter. Add powdered sugar and vanilla, and beat with a spoon until creamy. Then carefully pipe on to the cream filled eclairs!

To make chocolate glaze, melt chocolate chips and butter. Add powdered sugar and vanilla, and beat with a spoon until creamy. Then carefully pipe on to the cream filled eclairs!

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Ta da! Delicious eclairs!

Ta da! Delicious eclairs!

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My Italian grand father even eats them for breakfast!

My Italian grand father even eats them for breakfast!

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My uncle Jon loved them! :)

My uncle Jon loved them! :)

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And of course the brother did too. :)

And of course the brother did too. :)

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Ooo so good! Happy baking!

Ooo so good! Happy baking!

Ingredients

1 Cup Water 
½ Cups Butter 
1 Cup Flour  
½ Teaspoons Salt 
4 Eggs  
For the cream filling: 
½ Cups Heavy cream 
½ French vanilla pudding package  
1 Cup Milk  
1 Teaspoon Vanilla  
1 Tablespoon Sugar 
Chocolate Glaze: 
Cups Semi sweet chocolate chips 
Tablespoons Butter 
½ Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 
3 Tablespoons Boiling water 
¾ Cups Powdered sugar  
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