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No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake

Rated as 4.69 out of 5 Stars

"Chocolate graham crackers layered between creamy vanilla custard, topped with chocolate glaze. Very rich and habit forming. Everyone I have made this for has fallen in love with it!"
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Ingredients

2 h 25 m servings 414
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9x13 pan)

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine pudding mix and 3 cups milk; mix well. Fold in whipped topping and beat with mixer for 2 minutes.
  2. In a buttered 9x13 inch baking dish, spread a layer of graham crackers on the bottom of the dish.
  3. Spread 1/2 of the pudding mixture over crackers, then top with graham crackers. Spread remaining pudding over crackers; top second pudding layer with another layer of crackers.
  4. To make topping: In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine 1/4 cup milk, cocoa and sugar and allow to boil for 1 minute; remove from heat and add butter and vanilla. Mix well and cool.
  5. Pour sauce over graham cracker layer and refrigerate until set; serve.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 414 calories; 15.4 65.2 4.8 10 385 Full nutrition

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Only difference was out of necessity: I used half and half for the pudding mix as I was out of milk. So very rich and creamy! My husband said this was the best dessert I have ever made.... ...

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Hmmmm...I was pretty disappointed with this one. It's really nothing special, I guess maybe because it has that "boxed" taste with the instant pudding and the Cool Whip. My husband loves any d...

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Only difference was out of necessity: I used half and half for the pudding mix as I was out of milk. So very rich and creamy! My husband said this was the best dessert I have ever made.... ...

I did a few alternation, and it was Awesome! First: Use the Regular Graham Crackers-NOT Chocolate! Second: Use FRENCH Vanilla Pudding. Third: Use Betty Crocker's DARK CHOCOLATE Icing (30 sec...

This recipe is extraordinary because it uses very ordinary ingredients that result in the sophisticated taste of eclairs. A few hints: MAKE THE SAUCE FIRST! It will be nearly cool and rea...

This is a Fabulous and Quick Recipe. My kids LOVED this, the only thing I did differently was I added a can of Eagle Brand Condensed Milk to the filling (this gave it the same pudding taste as ...

As a whole, the cake is VERY good. However, next time I will use store-bought chocolate frosting rather than making the toping. The topping gets hard and it is a little bitter.

Wow! Easier than rice krispie treats (which I made at the same time) and everyone LOVED it. I took the advice to use a can of frosting nuked for 45 sec. for the topping. AWESOME recipe-- ever...

This recipe is definitely a "keeper". My husband, who usually doesn't eat many sweets, couldn't get enough of this cake! He kept going back for more! The kids also loved it, and they are picky ...

Loved this recipe! Everyone was very impressed and it was so simple!!! I did attempt the chocolate topping but was not impressed wit the taste, so I found a review from MEME from a similar rec...

Hmmmm...I was pretty disappointed with this one. It's really nothing special, I guess maybe because it has that "boxed" taste with the instant pudding and the Cool Whip. My husband loves any d...