Eclair & Cream Puff Dough 101

Eclair & Cream Puff Dough Recipe 101

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Areatha Daniels

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@Reethy

This is a recipe I learned years ago in high school. (YES, WE HAD FIRE TO COOK WAY BACK THEN. (smile) What i learned years later is, there's a lot of other recipes that start with this basic dough. Have fun with it..sweet or savory.

ENJOY !

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Serves:
10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

FOR SAVORY ADD HERB OF YOUR CHOICE

1 c
water, boiling
1 c
butter ( 1 stick )
1 c
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
4 medium
eggs

How to Make Eclair & Cream Puff Dough 101

Step-by-Step

  • 1In sauce pan, Bring water to a boil.

    Add salt and butter pieces, let melt over medium heat.
  • 2Add all of flour at once to water

    wisk well until smooth ( no lumps ) LET COOL for 7 min.
  • 3Add one egg at a time ( wisk each egg until smooth and shiny) It will be very sticky

    DOUGH IS DONE. (smile)
  • 4load dough in pastry bag (zip-lock) and cut whole in tip (dime size)
  • 5for ECLIARS...squeeze lightly a (finger length) application of dough on prepared baking sheet

    for PUFFS... squeeze in circular motion a little larger than a quater
  • 6Bake for 30-35 min. @ 400 F and golden brown
  • 7Let cool
    Fill with you favorite filling (cream or pudding)
    Top with icing and decorate GET CREATIVE !

    ENJOY !

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About Eclair & Cream Puff Dough 101

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Eastern European
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids