Grandma's Moon Cake

Grandma's Moon Cake Recipe

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Sharon Hansen


My mother in law brought this dessert to an Easter family reunion. I had never had it before and went nuts over it. I use low calorie stuff as much as possible and you can too, but I'm going to give you the full fat version here. It's like a BIG cream puff and who doesn't like cream puffs?


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10 Min
30 Min



  • 1 c
  • 1 stick
  • 1 c
  • 4 large

  • 2 small
    boxes instant vanilla pudding
  • 2 c
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature

  • 4 oz
    bag sliced almonds
  • 1 bottle
    chocolate syrup that turns hard

How to Make Grandma's Moon Cake


  1. Bring water and margarine to boil. Add flour all at once. Stir until soft ball forms. Remove from heat and cool about 10 minutes. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, using mixer. Dough will be very sticky. Spread on ungreased cookie sheet (with edges). Bake at 400 degrees about 30 minutes. Cool. Don't break bubbles on crust.
  2. Whip cream cheese with mixer. Mix vanilla pudding and milk; add to cream cheese; mix together. Spread on crust and cool.
  3. Frost with Cool Whip. Drizzle chocolate syrup over. Sprinkle with almonds. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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About Grandma's Moon Cake

Course/Dish: Puddings
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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