Friday, August 21, 2009

Chocolate Eclair Cake

Thanks to Alana for introducing me to this blissful dessert. I made it last night for book club and everyone asked for the recipe. So here it is..

1 box graham crackers (small box)

2 small boxes instant french vanilla pudding

3 1/2 c. milk

1 (8 oz.) container cool whip

**Butter bottom of 13x9 inch pan. Line with graham crackers. Mix pudding with milk. Beat at medium speed for 2 mins. Blend in cool whip, pour half the mixture in over crackers. Place second layer of crackers over pudding. Pour remaining pudding over crackers. Cover with more crackers. Refrigerate for 2 hours.**

Icing for the cake.

6 tblsp. cocoa powder

2 tblsp. oil

2 tsp. white Karo syrup

2 tsp. vanilla

3 tblsp. soft butter

1 1/2 c. confectioners sugar

3 tblsp. milk

** Beat together and spread on cake. Refrigerate for 24 hours.**


Le blÖg d'Ötli said...

I keep the recipe as a treasure !!! Miammmm !!! The picture reminds me the famous italian tiramisu, but your recipe is different ! i'll try it !

likeschocolate said...

Looks yummy and similar to one I am baking in the oven right now called Jimmy Carters Pudding Dessert. You have to check my blog tomorrow to see. It seems the gnome didn't have a problem with your dessert.

Jess said...

Oh, how I love this! Do you have any leftovers? I may come vist!

P.S. said...

I'll be right there with ya Jess! This pic is making me drool!!!

MisterE said...

Who ate my half?

Cris Siqueira said...

yummy caitlin!!!

thanks for sharing this recipe with us!!

happy weekend!!

trinsch said...

looks absolutely yummy!

Peggy said...

Mmmmmm. Thanks for the recipe!

melissa said...

Mmmm...thanks Alana and Caity.

Anonymous said...

OH MY GOSH I LOVE THIS DESSERT!!! WHY does it have to be ten o clock on Sunday night and I'm finally reading your post... now all I want is to make it and eat the whole thing!!! You are the best at these yummy desserts1 p.s. I miss you!

Joyce said...

Ooooh how I wish I could reach into the screen for a bite! Thanks for sharing the recipe. xoxo