Eggnog Eclairs

Twist on a Holiday Favorite

1/2 cup water
1/4 cup sweet butter
1/2 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 eggs

Eggnog Filling:

2-1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch
2 cups bottled eggnog
1 Tbsp. Rum

In a small saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil, stir until batter is melted. Add flour and salt all at once, and continue cooking, stirring constantly, until mixture forms a ball and no longer clings to side of saucepan.

Remove from heat. Add 1 egg at a time and beat after each addition, continue beating until mixture has a silky sheen

Place 1 Tbsp. of mixture on a greased baking sheet, spread into oblong shape until 4 inches repeat nine times. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.

Let cool and mix up Eggnog Filling.
Into a small saucepan, measure cornstarch, gradually stir in eggnog. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Remove from heat, cool, stirring occasionally. Stir in rum.

With a very sharp knife slice off tops, remove bits of soft dough from inside eclair shell. Fill with eggnog filling.

Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled
An added touch….Serve with whipped cream and dribble with chocolate sauce

About the author

Malika Bowling

Malika is the author of several books including Culinary Atlanta: Guide to the Best Restaurants, Markets, Breweries and More! and the founder of Roamilicious. She is also a Digital Marketing and Social Media Consultant. Follow us @Roamilicious on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest for the content not shared on the blog. And don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter (subscribe box below) and never miss a contest, giveaway or the latest must visit restaurant!