Eclair Cake

Bring home the bakery and serve this crowd-pleasing Eclair Cake at your next celebration.


Serves 12 to 15

Recipe from

Gooseberry Patch


1 cup water
1/2 cup butter
1 cup all-purpose flour
4 eggs, beaten
1 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
3 cups milk
2 3-oz. pkgs. instant vanilla pudding mix
1 8-oz. container frozen whipped topping, thawed
Garnish: chocolate syrup


Combine water and butter in a saucepan; heat until boiling. Whisk in flour until smooth; remove from heat. Pour mixture into a medium bowl; gradually blend in eggs.

Spread in a greased 13"x9" baking pan; bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove from oven; press baked crust down lightly and set aside.

With an electric mixer on medium speed, beat together cream cheese, milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes; spread over crust. Refrigerate until firm.

At serving time, spread with whipped topping; drizzle with chocolate syrup.

Cheryl Frost, Woodstock, OH,

101 Homestyle Favorites Cookbook,

Gooseberry Patch

January 2012
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