Eclair Cake

Eclair Cake.jpgThis is a very quick and simpleno bake dessert cake. It uses graham crackers and a pudding mixture. It tastes just like an eclair, but there is enough for a crowd! It is a great recipe for children who are learning to cook, there is no baking involved or any power kitchen tools. Just a bowl and a spoon.

Original recipe yield:
1 - 13x9 inch pan

Prep Time: 25 min
Ready in 4 Hrs 25 min


2 (3.5 ounce) packages instant vanilla pudding mix
1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
3 cups milk
1 (16 ounce) package graham cracker squares
1 (16 ounce) package prepared chocolate frosting


1. In a medium bowl, thoroughly blend the pudding mix, whipped topping, and milk.

2. Arrange a single layer of graham cracker squares in the bottom of a 13x9 inch baking pan. Evenly spread half of the pudding mixture over the crackers. Top with another layer of crackers and the remaining pudding mixture. Top with a final layer of graham crackers.

3. Spread the frosting over the whole cake up to the edges of the pan. Cover and chill at least 4 hours before serving.

Note: The frosting will be easier to spread if the cake is covered and chilled for about 30 min. before spreading.