This easy Chocolate Eclair Cake is one of my favorite no bake desserts! It’s easy to make and it’s a great recipe to let your kids help with!
I just love no bake cakes. There is something about this classic, no-fuss dessert that makes me swoon. Maybe it’s the creamy layers or maybe it’s the way the graham crackers magically turn into a soft, flaky layer. Most likely, it’s both. It’s just so good.
This recipe is so incredibly easy! And, it’s a crowd-pleaser. It’s one of those recipes you’ll want to have in your recipe box for those times when you need to bring a dessert but don’t have time to bake. You basically just need to layer graham crackers and a vanilla pudding mixture, then top it all off with a rich chocolately layer. Are you drooling yet?
I just love vanilla. It’s my favorite ice cream flavor and my favorite and my favorite coffee cream flavor! Some people may say that vanilla is boring. But, I beg to differ! It’s time to #TakeBackVanilla!
For this particular recipe I used a surprise ingredient — Coffee-mate liquid creamer. Coffee-mate’s smooth, creamy taste has been perfected to bring out the flavor in your coffee. I love how creamy it is.
I love using Coffee-mate in my coffee every morning so I decided to give it a try in a recipe. BINGO! It added a level of creaminess that I just couldn’t get from milk. Substituting Coffee-mate liquid creamer in place of a portion of the milk in a recipe has become one of my favorite little tricks! I do it with pancakes, muffins and even sauces. It gives the recipe a little something extra that you just can’t get from milk. There are so many recipes that you can use Coffee-mate in. Visit Coffee-mate for more delicious recipes!
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No Bake Desserts: Chocolate Eclair Cake
No Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake
- 2 oz boxes instant vanilla pudding 3.5
- 2 1/2 cups milk
- 1/2 cup Coffee-mate liquid Vanilla creamer
- 1 oz container of whipped topping 8
- Graham crackers
- 1/3 cup cocoa
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a large bowl, combine the pudding mixes, 2 1/2 cups of milk and creamer. Whisk until combined.
Gently fold in whipped topping.
Place a single layer of graham crackers in the bottom of a 13x9 baking dish.
Place half of the pudding mixture on top of the graham crackers.
Top with another layer of graham crackers and spread the remaining pudding mixture on top.
Add a final layer of graham crackers on top.
Bring cocoa, milk, and sugar to a full rolling boil; boil about 1 minute, stirring very frequently.
Remove from heat and cool one minute. Add butter and vanilla; stir until butter is melted.
Pour chocolate topping over the top layer of graham crackers.
Refrigerate over night.
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