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  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)

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: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1517 Calories from Fat 718

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 83 g127%

Saturated Fat 39.9 g199.5%

Trans Fat 7.2 g

Cholesterol 563.1 mg187.7%

Sodium 466.1 mg19.4%

Total Carbohydrates 173 g57.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 107.6 g

Protein 23 g46.7%

Vitamin A 40.9% Vitamin C 3.2%

Calcium 20.8% Iron 29.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chocolate Eclairs Recipe