Grandma's Moon Cake

Grandma's Moon Cake Recipe

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Sharon Hansen

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@nairotci

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?

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

CRUST

1 c
water
1 stick
butter
1 c
flour
4 large
eggs

FILLING

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

TOPPING

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

How to Make Grandma's Moon Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Bring 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.
  • 2Whip cream cheese with mixer. Mix vanilla pudding and milk; add to cream cheese; mix together. Spread on crust and cool.
  • 3Frost 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