Coffee Éclairs

i think i may have to make these!

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  • 100g Plain Flour
  • Pinch Salt
  • 75g Butter
  • 150ml Water
  • 3 Eggs


  • 2 Eggs Yolks
  • 5 tbsp Caster Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Cornflour
  • 3 tbsp Double Cream
  • 4 tsp Instant Coffee in 200ml Water
  • 50g Butter


  • 100g Chocolate
  • 2 tbsp Double Cream


  1. For Pastry, Melt Butter in Salt and Water
  2. Bring to boil then tip into pan with Flour
  3. Beat firmly with wooden spoon until smooth
  4. Lightly heat mixture until glossy (2 mins)
  5. Allow to cool
  6. With electrical whisk beat Eggs into mixture one at a time
  7. Pipe the mixture into fingers on a baking sheet and Bake @200C (15 mins)
  8. Reduce oven to 180C and continue to bake (15 mins)
  9. Allow to cool
  10. For Filling, beat together Egg Yolks, Sugar, Cornflour and Cream
  11. Gradually beat in Coffee and then bring to boil
  12. Remove from heat and stir in Butter
  13. Cover with cling film and leave to cool (1 hour)

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4 thoughts on “Coffee Éclairs

    1. I am, i’m gunna tweak the recipe a hair and share it…do you think they would make it to alaska ok? cuz i totally will. BTW I’m adding a food and recipe section to my blog….you inspired me to do this.

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