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Cream and Caramel Eclair

Instead of the usual chocolate glaze, top off your pastries with caramel for an especially sweet treat.

food

Cream and Caramel Eclair

Instead of the usual chocolate glaze, top off your pastries with caramel for an especially sweet treat.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup water

Steps

  1. In a saucepan, cook the milk, butter and 1 tablespoon of sugar.
  2. When bubbles start forming, remove from heat and add the flour all at once, stirring constantly.
  3. Cook the dough until forming a smooth ball that doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan.
  4. Allow it to cool and incorporate the eggs.
  5. Using a pastry sleeve, make long eclairs, about 10 centimeters in length.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for about 30 minutes, until they begin to brown.
  7. Place sugar and water in a saucepan and cook over medium heat. Boil to a caramel.
  8. Top the eclairs with caramel. Allow it to cool.