Gluten free Chocolate eclairs

Tonight is the Great british bake off on BBC1 and tonights show stopper is Chocolate eclairs, I thought I would make a batch to enjoy while watching the contestants battle it out.

Recipe

75g gluten free plain flour ( I used doves farm )

2 eggs

60g unsalted butter

150g water

gluten free chocolate ( I used green and blacks 70% )

 

 

Method

Put water and butter into a saucepan

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Melt butter and bring to the boil then reduce heat and

add flour and stir vigorously until it forms a soft ball

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Leave to cool

Either add beaten eggs by hand and beat in the eggs, this is tough!

or put in a food processor and add eggs gradually until you have a smooth paste

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fill a piping bag with the choux pastry

pipe onto a greased or parchment paper prepared tray

I was able to make 9

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bake in a hot oven 220c for 10 mins then reduce heat to 190c for a further 20 mins

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cool and cut in half

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for chocolate topping just melt some gluten free chocolate and dip eclairs into the melted chocolate

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once cool, fill with extra thick cream

 

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Delicious and gluten free!

These are no show stoppers but they taste delicious

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Happy Baking