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eclair cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Dorene Nagy
Wharncliffe, WV

My friend Parthenia used to make this one for us when we would go visit her. It is an easy recipe and we think of her everytime I fix it. Sorry to say we moved further away and haven't been able to visit. Thinking of you Par!

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min

Ingredients For eclair cake

  • 9 oz
    cool whip
  • 2 sm
    pkgs. instant french vanilla pudding (vanilla will work if you can't find french vanilla
  • 3 c
  • 1 box
    plain graham crackers
  • 2 oz
    chocolate, unsweetened squares melted
  • 3 Tbsp
    margarine or butter
  • 1 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    syrup (any kind)
  • 1 1/3 c
    powdered sugar

How To Make eclair cake

  • 1
    Line 9x13 buttered cake pan with whole graham crackers. Combine pudding with milk and beat till set. Fold in cool whip. Spread evenly 1/2 of mixture on crackers. Make another layer of crackers and remaining pudding mixture. Top with layer of crackers again.
  • 2
    Melt chocolate in sauce pan with butter, vanilla, milk and syrup. Mix well and remove from heat. Add powdered sugar and mix until it starts to loose its shine. Pour over top layer of crackers. Put in refrigerator to set. Usually takes a couple of hours for the crackers to soften up.

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