French Eclairs

French Eclairs

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter or margarine

  • 1 cup boiling water

  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 pkg instant vanilla pudding

  • 1-¾ cup milk

  • CHOCOLATE FROSTING

  • ½ square unsweetened chocolate

  • 1 tsp margarine

  • ½ cup powdered sugar

  • 1 tbsp hot water

Directions

Using large saucepan, melt butter in boiling water. Add flour and salt; stir vigorously. Stir until mixture forms ball that doesn't separate. Remove from heat; cool 5 minutes. Add eggs one at a time beating vigorously after each until smooth. Shape into 8 oblong (4x1 inch) size. Bake at 400F for 30-35 minutes. Make pudding according to directions using 1-3/4 cup milk. Cover and chill. Using sandwich bagie, place pudding into it. Cut a small hole in the end of eclair and baggie. Pipe pudding into center of eclair and frost with chocolate frosting. CHOCOLATE FROSTING heat chocolate and margarine in a double boiler until melted. Remove from heat and stir in sugar and water. Stir until smooth but not stiff. Spread on top of eclairs.


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