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Easy No Bake Eclair Cake

by Nellie

This no bake eclair cake is so good and easy to make! If you are a fan of eclairs, you will love this yummy dessert treat!

What is an eclair cake?

An eclair cake is a dessert made with layers of choux pastry and filled with cream. It is typically served cold and can be decorated with chocolate or fruit.

This no bake eclair cake is so easy to make and only requires a few simple ingredients. It is perfect for any occasion!

Where did eclairs originate?

Eclairs are believed to have originated in France during the 19th century. However, the exact history is unknown.

What is the difference between an eclair and a cream puff?

An eclair is made with choux pastry, whereas a cream puff is made with pate a choux. Choux pastry is light and airy, whereas pate a choux is denser.

What ingredients do you need for this eclair cake?

  • 14.4 oz box of graham crackers
  • 2 3.4 oz. packages of instant vanilla pudding 
  • 3 cups of milk
  • 1 8oz tub of whipped cream 
  • 1 16oz can of chocolate frosting

Where can I serve this no bake eclair cake?

This cake is perfect for any occasion! You can serve it at a party, potluck, or family gathering. It is also great for a summer dessert because it does not need to be baked.

What are some tips for making this eclair cake?

Here are some tips for making this no bake eclair cake:

-Make sure to use instant pudding mix for this recipe. Do not use cook and serve pudding mix because it will not set properly.

-You can use any type of milk for this recipe, but whole milk will give the best results.

-If you want a stronger vanilla flavor, you can use vanilla bean paste or extract instead of the instant pudding mix.

-For a really rich and decadent cake, you can use a chocolate frosting instead of the canned frosting.

-This cake can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Easy No Bake Eclair Cake
Yield: 12 servings

Easy No Bake Eclair Cake

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes

This no bake eclair cake is so good and easy to make! Great for any occasion and easy to put together!

Ingredients

  • 14.4 oz box of graham crackers
  • 2 3.4 oz. packages of instant vanilla pudding
  • 3 cups of milk
  • 1 8oz tub of whipped cream
  • 1 16oz can of chocolate frosting

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together the instant pudding and the milk. Let sit until firms up. 3-5 minutes.
  2. Fold in the whipped cream. 
  3. Line a 13 x 9 pan with graham cracker. Break crackers to fit. 
  4. Spread half of cream pudding mixture across the crackers.
  5. Repeat step 3 & 4. 
  6. Spread chocolate frosting across the entire cake and place in refrigerator for 4 hours. 
  7. Cut into 12 and serve.

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 378Total Fat 16gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 19mgSodium 259mgCarbohydrates 56gFiber 2gSugar 35gProtein 5g

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