About Mandarin, Litchi & Pistachio Éclair Recipe: A Republic day special eclair recipe! Three eclairs representing the tricolor with flavours of mandarin, litchi and pistachio. Prepare these eclairs at home and relish with family and friends.
Ingredients of Mandarin, Litchi & Pistachio Eclair
500 gms milk
500 gms water
400 gms butter
500 gms refined flour
16 nos eggs
20 gms salt
25 gms sugar
For Pastry Cream:
250 ml milk
60 gms egg yolks
75 gms caster sugar
35 gms refined flour
100 ml double cream
How to Make Mandarin, Litchi & Pistachio Eclair
1.Bring water, milk, sugar, salt and butter to boil.
2.Add flour and beat over heat until the panada is cooked.
3.Beat in eggs .
4.Pipe the mix on a silpat.
5.Bake the éclairs at 200 C for 25 minutes.
6.Cool them on a wire rack.
7.For the pastry cream, put the milk in a pan and heat gently, slowly bringing to boil.
8.In a mixing bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and sugar until light in colour about 2-3 minutes.
9.Add the flour whisk again until smooth. Pour half of the boiled milk into the bowl and whisk until no lumps.
10.Pass through a fine strainer and then return to the milk in pan.
11.Continously whisk until it comes to boil and then reduce the temperature to simmer .
12.Pour the cream into a shallow tray to cool wrap it with cling film.
13.Divide the pastry cream into three parts and mix them individually with reduced purees (mandarin, litchi, pistachio).
14.Fill the Eclairs with mandarin pastry cream ,litchi pastry cream and pistachio pastry cream.
15.Arrange them in the sequence of Indian National Flag.