Daybreak Delights: Chocolate Eclairs

David Bondarchuck from Scratch Catering Services shows us how to make Chocolate Eclairs.

Scratch Catering Services Presents: Chocolate Eclairs


What you Need


Choux Recipe:

1 stick of Unsalted Butter

1 Cup Water

1 and 1/2 Cups AP Flour

1 Tablespoon Baking Powder

1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt


Preheat oven to 400 degrees

In a Sauce pan combine water and butter and heat until melted. Remove from heat and stir in Flour, Baking powder, and salt, mixture will become a thick paste. Using a wooden spoon stir in 1 egg at a time until the mixture is thick and egg is completely incorporated.

Load Choux Mixture into a piping bag and pipe Choux into strips onto a ungreased non-lined baking sheet. bake for 12 minutes, then rotate pan and bake for an additional 5 minutes or until pastry is puffed up and golden brown.

Chocolate Ganache Recipe:

1 cup Milk Chocolate Chips

1/3 cup heavy cream

In a sauce pan set on low melt chocolate chips and heavy cream together until all liquid and combined, remove from heat, use to dip the Baked Choux tops.


Whipped Cream Recipe:


2 cups Heavy Cream

3/4 cup Powdered Sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

In a electric mixer, combine all 3 ingredients and whip until soft peaks, load into a piping bag and pipe on a choux pastry to build the eclairs