The Best Inside Out Chocolate Eclairs



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Inside Out Chocolate-Filled Eclairs

Yield: 36 mini or 12 large (regular) eclairs
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

These Inside Out Mini Eclairs are filled with sweet, airy chocolate mousse and is topped with a delicious white chocolate ganache.


Pate a Choux (eclair shells)

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 4-5 eggs, one at a time

Chocolate filling

  • 1-2 batches Easy 3-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse, Printable recipe here--->

White chocolate ganache

  • 1 12oz bag white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1/4 cup milk chocolate chips, optional


Pate a Choux (eclair shells)

  1. In a large sauce pan bring to boil, water, milk, butter, salt, and sugar.  
  2. Once butter is melted, pull of heat, add flour, and vigerously. 
  3. Let cool to 130-135 degrees (hot to the touch but not burning).  
  4. Add eggs, one at a time.  Incorporate completely before adding the next egg.  Add 4-5 eggs until the mixture turns into a soft paste that will still hold its shape.
  5. Using a plastic piping coupler and ziploc bag, immediately pipe paste in 2-3 inch stripes.
  6. Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes then reduce the heat to 375 for 10-20 minutes until the shell is golden brown and hollow inside.
  7. Cool completely.


  1. Using a bag with round piping tip, fill check eclair shell with the easy 3-ingredient chocolate mousse

White Chocolate ganache

  1. In a microwave safe bowl, add white chocolate chips and cream together.  Heat 30 seconds at a time, stirring in between, until melted.
  2. Dip top of each filled eclair into white chocolate then drizzle with melted milk chocolate.
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