How to make classic eclairs with crème patisserie and chocolate ganache

Few things say elegance like a cup of tea and a crème patisserie éclair. The fluffy pastry, custard filling and glossy chocolate is almost too beautiful to destroy with a fork…well almost! Good news is choux pastry is so easy to ace, that anyone will be able to bring the Parisian fantasy to life in their kitchen with this classic eclairs recipe.… Continue Reading »

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