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"My mother had a large collection of McCall's cookbooks and recipe cards and I to have collected their recipes for over 30 years. In almost every case I have found their recipes to have clear and easy to follow directions that result in delicious dishes. This excellent recipe is no exception...these eclairs do take some time but they weren't that difficult to make and they tasted absolutely wonderful! Well worth the effort!"- sgrishka
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CUSTARD FILLING: In medium saucepan heat milk slowly just until bubbles form around the edge. In small bowl, combine sugar and cornstarch, mixing well. Stir into hot milk all at once. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until mixture boils. Reduce heat and simmer 1 minute. Beat a small amount of mixture into egg yolks. Pour back into saucepan and cook, stirring, over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in vanilla. Place waxed paper on surface to prevent skin from forming. Refrigerate until ready to use. Makes 3 cups. Will fill 12 eclairs. GLAZE: In top of double boiler, over hot (not boiling) water, melt chocolate with shortening. Add corn syrup and milk. Stir until smooth and well blended. Let cool slightly. Spread glaze over eclairs. Makes 2 cups. Will glaze 12 eclairs. ECLAIRS: Bring water, butter and salt to boil. Remove from heat and stir in flour. Beat over low heat until mixture leaves sides of pan. Remove from heat. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat until shiny and satiny and broken in strands. Drop three inches apart on ungreased sheet. Form 12 strips 4 x 1 inches. Bake at 400F for 35 to 40 minutes. (Will sound hollow when tapped, keep from drafts). Slit tops of eclairs and fill with custard. Spread tops with chocolate glaze, chill and serve. NOTES : Ive been making these since 1973. They are wonderful. Recipe by: McCalls Cookbook Collection - Dessert Discoveries Posted to T.nt (sdm-marked) Recipes Digest by "Barbara Zack"
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domoapple 5 months agoI think it was good!
clga 7 months ago
lkolec 1 year agoTempted to make this but the wording of the recipe is too confusing. hopefully will make one day.
CherieBonine 1 year agoAwesome recipe! Well worth the effort
shirleywright 1 year agoVery disorganized. Didn't come out right.
Vintagegirl15 1 year ago
Lachupacabra85 1 year agoSo good!
Lachupacabra85 2 years agoThey taste great but the recipe needs to be better organized.
chefhoward76 3 years agoI thought this was a terrific recipe! It was fun to make, well worth the effort, and the eclairs were incredibly delicious almost to the point of being decadent.
rubso 3 years agoGood easy way to do the eclairs. Is that custard or pastry cream?
fayemin 4 years agoI found the eclairs thick and heavy. They reminded me of churos. For the chocolate glaze, I'd lessen the amount of shortening. The ingredients listed are not reflective of the procedure.
sgrishka 5 years agoMy mother had a large collection of McCall's cookbooks and recipe cards and I to have collected their recipes for over 30 years. In almost every case I have found their recipes to have clear and easy to follow directions that result in delicious dishes. This excellent recipe is no exception...these eclairs do take some time but they weren't that difficult to make and they tasted absolutely wonderful! Well worth the effort!