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Ohakune Chocolate Eclairs

I love a secret.  Especially a family secret.  And the best of those, secret family recipes.


Although I have lived in the small town of Taupo for a large portion of my life I have never been to Ohakune and after discussing what to do with many people whilst there, everyone mentioned the Chocolate Eclair Shop.
Now the Ohakune grapevine, which is basically two ladies having a chat over some wine told me, that Johnny Nation created the greatest chocolate eclair recipe in the world and people all over New Zealand would visit the small snowy mountain town, venture to his store and delve into his french pastry treats. This recipe was so mysterious that Johnny's two sons (Allan and Steve) who worked with their father everyday did not know the recipe until close to his passing.  
Now the sons run the store together, and not only has this clandestine eclair become increasingly more popular but the sons only have to sell them 6 months of the year! AND those six months are winter.  I don'…

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