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Chocolate Eclairs are wonder invention using chocolate. As popularly known, there are two ways to enjoy this divine pastry filled with vanilla flavored cream and frosted with a rich layer of chocolate. Pop it into your mouth and let its creamy chocolaty opulence last in your mouth for a while. Otherwise, if you can't resist the temptation of reaching the soft core don't wait for the shell to dissolve, just bite into it! Though ephemeral, the euphoria will blow your mind out ! Try these Chocolate Eclairs and come back here to let me know if you like them.
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4
  Instant vanilla pudding mix 5 Ounce (1 Package)
  Cold milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Semi-sweet chocolate square 2 Ounce (Two 1 Ounce Square)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Hot water 2 Tablespoon

In a saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil, stirring constantly until butter melts.
Reduce heat to low; add the flour and salt.
Stir vigorously with a wooden spoon until mixture leaves sides of pan and forms a smooth ball.
Remove from the heat; add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition until batter becomes smooth.
Using a tablespoon or a pastry tube with a No.
10 or larger tip, form dough into 4-in.x 1-1/2-in.strips on a greased baking sheet.
Bake at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until puffed and golden.
Immediately cut a slit in each to allow steam to escape.
Cool on a wire rack.
In a mixing bowl, beat pudding mix and milk according to package directions.
In another mixing bowl, whip the cream until soft peaks form.
Beat in sugar and vanilla; fold into pudding.
Split eclairs; remove soft dough from inside.
Fill eclairs (chill any remaining filling for another use).
For frosting, melt chocolate and butter in a saucepan over low heat.
Stir in sugar and enough hot water to achieve a smooth consistency.
Cool slightly.
Frost eclairs.
Store in the refrigerator.

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