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eclair torte, the easy way

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Deb Crane
Eagle, WI

Although I love my Chocolate Eclair Torte recipe, this one was requested as a special dessert. It is fast and easy and everyone seems to love it. It cant be beat with a puff pastry lining! Kind of a short cut to my Chocolate Eclair Torte recipe. Thought I would share, as it is a quick and easy dessert right in time for the Holidays.

★★★★★ 2
serves 12-16
method Bake

Ingredients For eclair torte, the easy way

  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    butter (no substitution)
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 4
  • 1 pkg
    (8 ounces) cream cheese,softened
  • 2 pkg
    (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding
  • 12 oz
    cool whip
  • chocolate syrup to swirl on top

How To Make eclair torte, the easy way

  • 1
    FOR THE PUFF PASTRY: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a saucepan, bring water,butter and salt to a boil. Add flour all at once;stirring until smooth ball forms. Remove from the heat;let stand for 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Add eggs, one at a time,beating well with a wooden spoon after each addition. Beat until smooth.
  • 3
    Spread into a 13x9 inch baking pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 30-35 minutes until golden brown. Cool completely on a wire rack. You can move it to a serving tray or return it to the pan.
  • 4
    FOR THE TOP LAYER; In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese,pudding mix and milk until smooth. Spread over puff pastry. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • 5
    Spread with cool whip topping. Refrigerate. Drizzle with chocolate syrup and swirl with a fork just before serving. Refrigerate leftovers.