Pronunciation: [ay-KLEHR]

A small, oblong, cream-filled pastry made with choux pastry (cream-puff pastry dough). Unlike cream puffs, éclairs are usually topped with a sweet icing.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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