custard cream eclairs

Eclairs, or, as they are called, custard cakes conquered the world with the first appearance. The creation of this delicious dessert is associated with the name of the famous French chef Marie-Antoine Careme, who was one of the best chefs of his time (the end of XVIII - early XIX centuries). Eclairs are considered to be the most popular dessert that is known, loved and prepared throughout the world. And especially pleased that these exquisite cakes can be cooked at home. Recipe éclairs with custard as well as some of the subtleties and secrets of their preparation will help you bake a treat it without too much difficulty.

And a few words about the fillings. The classic version of toppings - a custard cream eclairs, but also prepare them with oil and chocolate creams. And to exhaust the subject, I must say that the cakes can be filled with custard and savory fillings. This so-called profiteroles, which are very popular on the holiday table, especially if the celebration takes place in a buffet format.

The recipe for the dough eclairs


  • 100 grams of butter
  • glass of water
  • a glass of flour
  • 3-4 eggs
  • a pinch of salt

Cooking method:

In a saucepan pour water, add a pinch of salt, put the chilled butter and bring to a boil. The oil should be completely dissolved.

Stir, add the sifted flour and make dough - it should be homogeneous lump.

When the dough has cooled down (it should be slightly warm, but not hot) to enter the eggs one at a time: trying to drive the egg and begin to rub it into the dough until it is completely absorbed. Then enter the following, etc. The result is a smooth, homogeneous mass, from which and bake our cakes.

Baking tray lay a baking paper slightly greased, and put a small round or oblong pieces of dough at a sufficient distance from each other, as if they were baking significantly increasing in size.

For the formation of cakes you can use a pastry bag, but you can do it manually, using a spoon.

Bake cakes in the oven, preheated to 200 degrees for about 35-40 minutes. It is important in the first half hour not to open the oven, otherwise the cake may "fall".

When the éclairs to cool down, you can start filling.

 recipe eclairs with custard



  • 400 milliliters of milk
  • 150 grams of good butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • one and a half tablespoons flour
  • 2 egg yolks +1
  • 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar
  • vanilla, almond essence (optional and to taste)

Cooking method:

Mix the flour with the eggs, egg yolk and sugar. Milk with sugar boil sugar should dissolve completely. A little cool and enter gradually into the prepared mixture. Mix well and put on fire. Cook until thick, without letting the cream to boil.

When the cream has cooled add a little melted butter and beat all together into a homogeneous mass of magnificent. You can fill the pastry eclairs through a syringe, but it is an amateur activity. Another method is simpler: cut off the top, fill with pastry cream and cover the cut hat.


The custard recipe of which is shown above, you can optionally add the cocoa powder (so we get chocolate cream), lemon or orange zest.

Oil cream number 1 (in the powdered sugar)


  • 200 grams of butter
  • 8 tablespoons of powdered sugar

Cooking method:

Melt butter over medium heat (or microwave) to a thick cream and start whisking, gradually add powdered sugar. Bring to a state of lush white mass.

You can also prepare eclairs with butter cream in a sugar syrup.

Oil cream №2 (a sugar syrup)


  • 200 grams of butter
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 8 tablespoons water

Cooking method:

Of water and sugar syrup and cook to cool it. Oil slightly melt and whip, pouring a thin stream of the cooled sugar syrup. When the mass increase in volume - cream is ready.

For decoration eclair traditionally used chocolate icing. This may be simply melted chocolate bar, and can be prepared from cocoa glaze.

 eclairs with butter cream

Glaze Recipe


  • 150 grams of sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons of cocoa
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 100 grams of butter

Cooking method:

Mix sugar, cocoa and milk and put on fire. Stir to sugar is completely dissolved and burnt. Add the butter and boil down until thick.

Each cake is still warm dipped in glaze. You can lay out a slide eclairs on a plate and pour the warm glaze all - obtain a so-called chocolate hill.

Try to cook with butter cream eclairs, custard, experiment with additions and enjoy this delicious dessert with their loved ones.

Bon Appetit!

 Recipe eclairs with custard

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 chocolate pie

When the whole family to gather, it is nice to sit all together over a cup of tea in the evening, talking, try to enjoy the excellent sweets and pastries. Please be assured that the top of the world for your loved ones become a chocolate cake recipe is proposed here.

Pie "Chocolate"

This chocolate cake its wonderful taste amazes everyone who tries it. Taste it and you!


  • 250 grams of dark chocolate,
  • 200 grams of sugar,
  • 115 grams of butter,
  • 80 grams of cocoa powder,
  • 150 grams of flour,
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder,
  • 250 grams of milk,
  • 6 eggs.


While the oven heats up to 160 degrees in a water bath to melt the chocolate and butter, gradually adding milk. Separately, mix the flour, baking powder and cocoa. The third bowl whip to increase significantly, eggs and sugar.

Then all three of the mixture and stir well to combine. Put into a form that greased, carefully align and place in oven baked. After 45 minutes to get the cake, toothpick test his readiness. Give it to cool slightly and pour glaze. To do this in a water bath to melt the chocolate with the addition of a small amount of cream. The resulting pour glaze top of pie. When it hardens, chocolate cake, you can wear to the tea table.

Chocolate pecan pie

Chocolate and nuts - a great combination, especially the chocolate cake.


  • 5 tablespoons of flour,
  • 3 eggs,
  • 5 tablespoons of sugar,
  • 4 tablespoons of sour cream,
  • 0, 5 of a chocolate bar,
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa,
  • 4 tablespoons of any ground nuts,
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • half a teaspoon of baking soda,
  • teaspoon vinegar.


Beat eggs with sugar. Add them to the melted chocolate, cream. And also - soda, slaked with vinegar, cocoa, nuts, brandy and flour. Mix well. The resulting dough is put in a mold and baked in an oven preheated to 180 degrees for 45 minutes.

Ready cake, if desired, can be decorated with cream "ganache." To do this, the cream and butter, put on fire and bring to a boil, but do not boil. Immediately pour them chocolate. Leave on for 5 minutes. Stir until smooth. When "ganache" is completely cooled, it is necessary to whip up the air condition and put on a chocolate cake. This will be the last to enter into touch.

Chocolate and ginger cake

The recipe of chocolate cake with ginger allows you to cook cakes with spicy, but very good taste.


  • 3 chocolate bars,
  • 500 grams of butter
  • 10 eggs
  • 400 grams of powdered sugar,
  • 70 grams of corn meal,
  • ginger root,
  • cocoa.


Ginger Peel and grate. Melt chocolate with butter, add the ginger and two tablespoons of cocoa. Beat eggs with sugar, add flour. Connect the chocolate mass and eggs. Mix well. The form of grease with butter, to shift into her pastry and bake for 45 minutes in a preheated 180 degree oven. Ready to decorate the cake any cream.

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Chocolate cake without flour

It's hard to meet someone who does not love chocolate. Similarly, the taste of chocolate cake will delight all who are lucky enough to try it. And nothing flour!


  • 450 grams of chocolate
  • 6 eggs (4 integer and two yolks)
  • 200 grams of sugar,
  • 50 grams of butter,
  • 100 g of fatty cream,
  • 1 teaspoon citric acid.


Heat oven to 190 degrees. At the bottom of a greased form put baking paper. Chocolate, stirring to melt in a water bath. Beat eggs with sugar and add to them melted butter and citric acid. Carefully stir.

Next, pour in the egg mixture a little melted chocolate and mix gently. Gradually pour all the chocolate. Separately, whip the cold cream, a quarter of which add to the batter and mix. Put the rest of the cream, mix again. The dough is poured into the prepared pan. Bake in oven in a water bath for about 45 minutes. Willingness of chocolate cake with a toothpick checked - it should leave it dry, and the cake to the touch should be firm.

This chocolate cake is cooled directly in the form placed on the grill, about about 1 hour. When it has cooled, it should be wrapped in plastic wrap and leave overnight in the refrigerator, but not less than 4 hours. After that, to control it from the mold, it is necessary to hold the knife in its walls, and then for 10 seconds to heat the bottom of the mold over a fire, and quickly turn on the plate. Top chocolate cake sprinkled with powdered sugar.

Hot chocolate cake

Chocolate cake prepared for this recipe, can be found in restaurants in Israel. The highlight of this chocolate cake is the fact that on top of it - bake, and inside is gooey chocolate. That is why it is necessary and there is hot.


  • 200 grams of dark chocolate,
  • 200 grams of butter,
  • 4 eggs and 4 egg yolks,
  • 110 grams of sugar,
  • 60 grams of flour,
  • 30 grams of brandy,
  • 100 grams of white chocolate
  • 100 g of heavy cream.


Bitter chocolate melted in a water bath or in the microwave. Separately, melt the butter. Mixer beat eggs, yolks and sugar. Connect the melted chocolate and butter, add to the egg mixture to the same pour the sifted flour. Stir. The resulting mass is placed in a cooking bag.

Small keksovye oiled molds and half fill the resulting chocolate mixture. Melt white chocolate, combine it with the cream and beat with a mixer. This mixture to shift into a bowl and freeze.

Next, spoon ice cream from a mixture of white balls to do that two pieces put on the chocolate mass in tins. Then fill each mold to the top of the remaining dark chocolate mixture, and send them in a preheated 180 degree oven for baking 7 minutes.

Ready little chocolate cakes are baked crust, and inside them is hot melted chocolate. Pies vyklozhit a large bowl, sprinkle with powdered sugar and cinnamon, put a number of ice cream and garnish with mint.

Cheese cake and chocolate

Chocolate cheese pie - the original recipe and the taste of the cake is sure to delight!


  • 200 grams of dark chocolate,
  • 200 grams of butter,
  • 5 eggs
  • 1, 5 cups of sugar,
  • two-thirds cup of flour,
  • 400 grams of soft cream cheese.


Chocolate connect with the oil and melt. Before lush foam beat 3 eggs and 1 cup sugar. Pour the melted chocolate. Stir. In a separate vessel, mix cheese, two eggs and the remaining sugar. The mixture is lightly beaten, it should be no lumps.

Form vystelit baking paper and oiled it. Pour it in two-thirds of the chocolate dough, smooth. On it distribute all curd again leveled. On her pour the remaining chocolate mixture. Using a fork, you can create a "marble" surface. Bake in an oven preheated to 180 degrees for 45 minutes. Then turn off the oven but leave cake in it for 25 more minutes.

Enjoy your tea!

 Recipe for chocolate cake

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