A selection of brightly coloured eclairs

Eclair recipes

11 Recipes

Impress friends and family with homemade eclairs, with light choux pastry filled with rich crème pâtissière. Try classic chocolate or more unusual flavours.

15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Homemade eclairs are a labour of love, but the reward will be a decadent mouthful of crisp pastry oozing creamy vanilla custard

2 hrs and 30 mins
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Eclairs get an exotic makeover - irresistibly moreish

1 hr and 20 mins
A challenge
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10 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

A classic eclair recipe of light choux pastry filled with rich crème pâtissière. Make the basic buns, then fill with on-trend flavours and colourful glazes for a stunning afternoon tea treat

2 hrs and 5 mins
A challenge
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8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Afternoon tea goes glam with these Paris patisserie-style choux pastry fingers with berry liqueur cream filling

1 hr and 45 mins
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8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These deliciously decadent chocolate eclairs filled with creamy vanilla custard are worth the effort. Make a batch of these classic French pastries

1 hr and 45 mins
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3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Give these afternoon tea classics a fruity makeover with a creamy banana custard filling - perfect for a sophisticated spread

1 hr and 20 mins
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6 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Cream-filled choux pastry fingers are a patisserie classic - this recipe has a double dose of chocolate

1 hr and 25 mins
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0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

A vibrant, fruity version of our classic choux pastry éclairs with thick curd, perfectly ripe passion fruit and a fresh zesty hint of lemon

2 hrs and 35 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Take your afternoon tea to the next level with a batch of these bright berry eclairs, with fruity jam, a delicately spiced crème pâtissière and pretty pink fondant icing glaze

2 hrs and 35 mins
A challenge
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These stunning choux pastry eclairs have a delicate floral filling and pretty pastel glaze - an extra special afternoon tea treat

2 hrs and 35 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Give the classic French bake a modern makeover! Pipe an indulgent salted caramel filling into light choux pastry buns and scatter with crunchy pieces of toffee popcorn

2 hrs and 35 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
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