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Homemade Eclairs

One of my very favorite desserts in the whole-wide-world is an Eclair!  I can vividly remember, as a little girl, the wedding reception where I first enjoyed one of these delightful little desserts!  Mmmm.  I love them…

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Homemade Eclairs are even a step better, in my opinion, and these light and fluffy desserts aren’t hard to make at all 🙂


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Homemade Eclairs

Homemade Eclairs by
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • Pastry:
  • 1/2 C butter
  • 1 C boiling water
  • 1 C flour
  • 4 eggs
  • Filling:
  • 1 8oz instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 1/2 C milk
  • 1 1/2 C whipping cream
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 can chocolate frosting or your favorite homemade frosting


  1. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  3. Pastry:
  4. In a small sauce pan;bring butter and boiling water to boil
  5. Turn off heat and stir in flour; mix until forms into a ball
  6. Remove from heat; flatten ball in pan, add eggs; beat until fluffy.
  7. Drop by teaspoon full onto prepared pan.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool on rack.
  9. Filling:
  10. Combine pudding with milk.
  11. In a separate bowl beat whipping cream and sugar until thick.
  12. Combine pudding and cream.
  13. Cut each eclair in half and fill with filling.
  14. Spread with Chocolate Frosting on the top of each eclair

* My friend, Janna, brought these to Bunco last week and she was SO nice to let me share her recipe!

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I hope you throughly enjoy these Homemade Eclairs-  they are wonderful!

You may also enjoy these other desserts:  Caramel Apple Dessert, Browned Butter Banana Bread Brownies, Lemon Cheesecake Dip

I had a really nice time at Snap Conference last weekend- awesome classes and super nice people… I’ll post some fun pic’s in a few days 🙂

Happy Monday…

xoxo~ Ruthie

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  1. These eclairs look delicious!

    • Ruthie says:

      Hi trish… thanks so much! They are super good and a long time favorite for me πŸ™‚ Thanks for stopping by- have a great day! xoxo~ Ruthie

  2. These look so delicious, Ruthie!! Yummmmm

  3. Jerri says:

    Oh these look yummy! Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites! I’m featuring you this week!

    • Ruthie says:

      Awesome! Thanks so much.. they are SO good and SO easy too (which is even better!) xoxo~ Ruthie

  4. WOW! These look so good! I love eclairs and now I can make them πŸ™‚ Awesome!

  5. Angela says:

    Yum! Eclairs are my weakness, I think I’ll have to make these this weekend. I’m excited to try your filling because I normally just use the pudding.

  6. Your homemade eclairs look amazing – so delicious!

    • Ruthie says:

      Thank you Rosie! They are just about the perfect dessert in my book πŸ™‚ Have a great day… xoxo~ Ruthie

  7. Anyonita says:

    Oooh, I love making eclairs & profiteroles. Last week, I posted a recipe for white chocolate & maple eclairs that you might like: I followed you from the Wednesday link party at Lady Behind the Curtain!

    • Ruthie says:

      YUM! I’m sure your eclairs were delicious… thanks for the nice comment! Have a great day xoxo~ Ruthie

  8. Alison Wood says:

    Hi Ruthie!
    These look dee-lish and this is my fave dessert ever. Pinning and trying asap:)

    • Ruthie says:

      THanks so much for the nice comment! AND I appreciate every pin πŸ™‚ You’ll love this recipe… xoxo~ Ruthie

  9. Goodness – these look delicious! I’d love for you to bring this to Tuesday’s Table over at Love in the Kitchen (!

    • Ruthie says:

      I’m so glad you found my site… I will have to stop by yours! You’ll love these eclairs.. they are fabulous πŸ™‚ xoxo~ Ruthie

  10. I am in love! These are amazing! Thanks for sharing on Show Me Your Plaid Monday’s!

  11. Kim says:

    Eclairs are my favorite! I’ve tried to make them before and they were a complete fail. Can’t wait to try this recipe! Thanks for sharing. I’m new to your blog. Can’t wait to look around.

    • Ruthie says:

      Mmmm, hmmm.. they are SO good and this recipe won’t fail you! It’s a winner. Thanks for the nice comment! xoxo~ Ruthie

  12. Linda says:

    My mom used to make Eclairs. You’ve inspired me. I have to try these.

    We’re having a party at Tumbleweed Contessa – What’d You Do This Weekend? I’d love for you to share it with us there.


    • Ruthie says:

      Hi Linda… can you leave me a link to the party page, I have tried to link and I can’t locate it! THanks so much– Ruthie

  13. Winnie says:

    These are looking really delicious!!
    Eclairs became very popular here, I’ve never tried them yet though…..

    • Ruthie says:

      Hi Winnie… you’ll totally have to give these a try! Not hard at all and so yummy πŸ™‚ Thanks for the fun comment. xoxo~ Ruthie

  14. Liz says:

    I would love to try to make these! They look wonderful πŸ™‚

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