lemon meringue Eclair, recipe of the genius' Eclair

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lemon meringue Eclair, recipe of the genius' Eclair


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  • 1 gram gelatin
  • 80 grams lemon juice
  • 100 grams beaten eggs
  • 145 grams unsalted butter
  • 100 grams granulated sugar
  • 96 grams milk
  • 96 grams water
  • 96 grams butter
  • 2 grams salt
  • 3 grams sugar
  • 96 grams flour
  • 180 grams eggs
  • 150 grams granulated sugar
  • 60 grams water
  • 90 grams egg whites
  • 1 lime (for decoration)


  1. 1Soak the gelatin in cold water.
  2. 2Heat the lemon juice, eggs, sugar in a bain marie.
  3. 3Bake at 83 °C using a thermometer (or you need to get the consistency of a cure). Stir in the softened gelatin, mix so that it melts.
  4. 4Run the mixture through a sieve.
  5. 5Let cool to 45 ° C then add the butter in small pieces, mix to smooth the cream.
  6. 6Cover with plastic wrap and let cool for a minimum of 2 hours.
  7. 7In a saucepan boil water, milk, salt, sugar and butter.
  8. 8Off the heat add the flour all at once.
  9. 9Mix and put the mixture back on the heat so that it comes away from the sides of the pan (about 1 minute). Pour the dough into the food processor bowl, Turn it on with K.
  10. 10Add the eggs one by one, stirring quickly between each, do not add the next one until it is completely incorporated into the dough.
  11. 11Use a pastry bag (socket 1 cm diameter fluted or not) to draw up 11 cm long dough strips on a baking tray covered with tracing paper.
  12. 12Your éclairs will expand during cooking so be sure to space them enough.
  13. 13Using a wet fork, lightly scratch the top full-length so they inflate uniformly (unless you have used a splined socket).
  14. 14Heat your oven to 250 degrees. When it is hot, put the eclairs and turn off your oven for 12 to 16 minutes, they begin to rise, then turn the oven on to 160 degrees for about 25 minutes (do not open the oven door during cooking).
  15. 15Let them cool down on a wire rack.
  16. 16Cook the sugar and the water to 118 ° C.
  17. 17At the same time, beat the egg whites until they are firm.
  18. 18When the syrup is hot enough, reduce the mixer speed and cast the net on the wall of the mixer bowl. Strap until completely cooled.
  19. 19First prepare the lemon cream, at least 2 hours in advance, preferably overnight.
  20. 20Then prepare the pate a choux, bake and transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  21. 21Garnish the eclairs and make 2 holes in the side of each éclair our under it.
  22. 22Make the Italian meringue using a piping bag and using a st honore piping nozzle, poach it on top of the eclairs and caramelize it with a torch.
  23. 23Grate lime for decoration
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NutritionView more



Calories360Calories from Fat210
Total Fat23g35%
Saturated Fat13g65%
Trans Fat
Calories from Fat210
Total Carbohydrate35g12%
Dietary Fiber<1g2%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.