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[Comments] (5) Eclair Cake Dissection: Susanna posted the secret family recipe for eclair cake, which I threatened to post over a year ago. Now's a good time to dissect it a little.

It's not just called an eclair cake to make it sound fancy. The crust is made of choux paste, the same stuff you use to make eclairs. Except instead of pastry-bagging it into eclairs, you spread it onto a baking sheet and bake it into one big quadrilateral eclair. Then most of the other stuff is cheap versions of the stuff that goes into eclairs (cream filling, chocolate, etc). It is like a big splayed-open eclair. Anyway, it's very tasty and I recommend you try it.

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Posted by Susie at Sat Nov 13 2004 13:09

Ah, the first time Leonard ever called me for a recipe. I was driving home from a sleep-over with the girls I was about to move to Romania with. A great memory.

Posted by Kristen at Mon Nov 15 2004 20:24

I didn't know it was a secret.

Posted by Susie at Tue Nov 16 2004 21:49

Yeah, but your family.

Posted by Susie at Tue Nov 16 2004 21:49


Posted by Kristen at Tue Nov 16 2004 22:36

I won't let the secret out! I hope...

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