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Chocolate Eclairs

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Ingredients
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Gold Medal)
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla custard filling 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chocolate icing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Heat oven to 400° (mod. hot).
Heat water and butter to rolling boil in saucepan.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Stir in flour, stirring vigorously over low heat until mixture forms a ball (about 1 min.).
Remove from heat.
Beat in eggs thoroughly, one at a time.
Beat until smooth.
Shape with spatula into 6 fingers, each 4" long and 1" wide.
Bake 45 to 50 min. or until puffed, golden brown, and dry.
Cool slowly away from drafts.
Cut off tops; scoop out filaments of soft dough.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked

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