A long, thin individual cake of choux pastry filled with cream and topped with chocolate icing.
- For dessert they selected a chocolate eclair with vanilla ice cream.
- For dessert we ordered chocolate eclairs served with ice cream, chocolate and blueberry sauce.
- I also have a total weakness for cakes - especially a nice sponge or some chocolate eclairs.
Mid 19th century: from French éclair, literally 'lightning'.
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