The mascarpone cheese filling slightly sweet blended with coffee extract and sprinkle with mixed confectioner's sugar,instant coffee and cocoa powder, It's perfect bite for my breakfast with my coffee since I have to be at work at five AM,in the morning.
makes 30-32 eclairs
- 8 Tbsp unsalted butter plus extra for greasing
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup all purpose flour,shifted
- 4 eggs, beaten
- 16 oz mascarpone cheese
- 6 Tbsp confectioner's sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 Tbsp coffee extract
( 2 Tbsp cocoa powder mixed with 2 Tbsp confectioner's sugar,1 teaspoon granulate instant coffee for dust )
Preheat the oven to 425 F/220 C
grease two baking sheets,Heat the butter and water in a pan until boiling.
remove from the heat,quickly tip in the flour and beat until smooth,transfer to a bowl.
Gradually beat in the eggs with an electric handheld mixer,until glossy.
spoon into a piping bag with a large plain nozzle and pipe up to eighteen 31/2-inch/9-Cm finger on the baking sheets
Bake in the preheat oven for 12- 15 minutes,until golden brown
Cut a slit down the side of each eclair to release steam,bake for another 2 minutes,cool on wire rack.
mix all filling ingredients until smooth,pipe or spoon mascarpone mixture into the eclair,
dust with mixed cocoa powder and confectioner's sugar
ready to serve.