Chocolate Éclair Cake


This chocolate Éclair cake is the best. My favorite person in the world, my second mom Patty, gave me this easy and delicious recipe.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 mins
Additional Time:
12 hrs
Total Time:
12 hrs 16 mins
1 9x13-inch dish


  • 1 (16 ounce) package graham crackers

  • 4 cups milk

  • 2 (3.5 ounce) packages instant vanilla pudding mix

  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen whipped topping, thawed

  • 1 (16 ounce) package prepared chocolate frosting


  1. Line the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish with a single layer of graham crackers.

  2. Combine milk and vanilla pudding in a large bowl; whisk briskly for 2 minutes. Fold in whipped topping until combined.

  3. Spread 1/2 of the pudding mixture over graham crackers in the pan. Top with a single layer of graham crackers. Cover with remaining pudding mixture, then top with another layer of graham crackers.

  4. Cook the uncovered container of prepared frosting in the microwave on half power for 1 minute. Pour over the top of cake; spread evenly to the edges. Refrigerate cake for at least 12 hours before serving.

    close up view of a slice of Chocolate Eclair Cake

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

265 Calories
11g Fat
40g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 265
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 287mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 128mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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