All the techniques for mastering choux pastry, creams, and glazes.

Design sweet eclairs that start with high quality, primary ingredients

Trends pass yet style remains. Pâte à choux is one of the most famous French pastry doughs. It is best known for making profiteroles and eclairs.

In this online course we will focus on the elongated, elegant, and versatile version, which means “flash of lightning” in French.

Fran Segura teaches us his secrets for mastering the art of making eclairs, and shares with us his experience as a specialist in this dessert.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • prepare a classic or flavored choux pastry base
  • create fillings with different bases and characteristics
  • make toppings in the form of creams or icings
  • make classic, minimalist and sophisticated decorations
  • create your own line of flavored eclairs.
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Course curriculum

Course Content

Chapter 1 - Course Presentation and Recipe Book
Chapter 2 - Introduction to Eclairs
Chapter 3 - Chocolate Eclair
Chapter 4 - Cheesecake Eclair
Chapter 5 - Hazelnut Eclair
Chapter 6 - Double Chocolate Eclair
Chapter 7 - Matcha Eclair
Chapter 8 - Pure Vanilla Eclair
Chapter 9 - Lime and Coconut Eclair
Chapter 10 - Coffee and Almond Eclair

What you'll learn

The fundamental ingredients, what they offer, and how they perform

Explore the potential that primary ingredients have to offer! In addition to learning the proper technique for making choux pastry (the base of any eclair) we will teach you how to give it a creative twist by using seasonal ingredients and inspiration from your immediate surroundings.

You will learn about the role of starch in pastry creams. We’ll show you a version with egg yolks and a version without.

You will learn how to prepare shiny glazes with just the right texture. You will also learn how to make whipped creams such as whipped ganache and praline chantilly, which will be useful both as fillings and toppings.

You will discover various decorations, such as fresh fruit, caramelized nuts, gels, and more.

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at anyone who wants to get started in the world of choux and eclairs, or who wants to perfect their technique.

It’s also aimed at pastry chefs or pastry enthusiasts who are looking for a renewed vision of traditional desserts.

What you’ll need

  • Oven
  • Pastry bag
  • Round, star, and petal pastry nozzles
  • Silpat
  • Kitchen Aid or mixer
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Anastasiia Solomakha

Very interesting

Wow excited to bake
Sarah Jane Starnes

Thank you was a great course, cant wait to try testing.

Wonderful course

Thank you Fran and team for such a useful course. You made a very quality product: recipes, method, explanation, video and even light. Only good expressions after watching, remains only practice.

Very nice course
Ksenja Hronek

A lot of new ideas from this course. I really like it.

very interesting combinations
Jan Van Geyt

thinking outside the box and let you imagination run wild this course make you think twice and let you know that there is more then one way

Very educational. Easy to comprehend
Juan Carlo Estagle

Looks so delicious.

His passion for sweet cuisine, chocolate, and éclairs is demonstrated in his exquisite work.

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What's included?

  • 1 h 24 min of HD video
  • 8 Recipes
  • 27 Lessons
  • Recipe ebook
  • 9 Quizzes
  • Certificate
  • Español, English
  • English, Español, Italiano, Français, Deutsch, Português
  • Medium

Ratings and Reviews

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1432 Ratings
What's your experience? We'd love to know!
Joaquin Salerno
Posted 2 weeks ago

Aprendi a hacer unos muy buenos y ricos eclairs!!!

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Grzegorz Wąsik
Posted 3 weeks ago

Wszystko genialne

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Janine Alannan
Posted 4 weeks ago

Good but missing a lot of information and explanations

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Hanan Alem
Posted 1 month ago
The languge

The last video was in Spanish so I did not understand it !

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Suzana Machado
Posted 1 month ago
For choux lovers

I guess that are some videos missing, but if you already know the basics it's not a problem

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Paul Howard
Posted 1 month ago
Different sauces for different seasons

Excellent lesson

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Posted 1 month ago
quite enlightening

Lots of interesting ideas for eclair flavours and decorations. I would like to see more details on possible mistakes in the preparation process, and for the pastry chef to pay more attention to the technology (what to add, why, etc.).

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Alexandros Boukas
Posted 1 month ago


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Sujeeva Dias jayasinghe
Posted 2 months ago
best eclair class

Who is looking for a best eclair recipe .filling and glaze this is the best class. recommended

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Ευάγγελος Μπουροδήμος
Posted 2 months ago

ένα πολύ ενδιαφέρον μάθημα

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