Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Chocolate Eclair Dessert


This is one of my favorite recipes from my mom and it is now Bill's favorite dessert.  It is everything a good dessert should be in my mind, creamy, smooth, and chocolaty but not too rich.  It tastes fancy but best of all is super easy to make.  It is also a great summer dessert because it doesn't require the oven, and is served cold for a nice hot summer day.



Topping Ingredients

Chocolate Eclair Dessert
From: My Mom

Ingredients:
1 box graham crackers
2 small pkgs french vanilla instant pudding
3 cups milk
1 8oz cool whip


Topping:
2 oz Baker's Unsweetened Chocolate Squares
3 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp cornstarch
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
3 Tbsp milk

Directions:
1. Beat pudding and 3 cups of milk.  Add cool whip to pudding and beat together.

2. In a 9x13 pan, layer 1 layer of graham crackers, then cover grahams with 1/2 of pudding mixture. Add another layer of grahams, then cover with the rest of the pudding mixture. Put a final layer of graham crackers on top.

3. For Topping, melt together chocolate and butter.   Then add cornstarch, vanilla, powdered sugar, and 3 Tbsp milk and beat by hand.

4.  Spread Chocolate topping evenly over top layer of graham crackers.

5. Refrigerate dessert overnight.  Cut into squares and serve.

3 comments:

Ashley said...

YUM!

Anonymous said...

I love this dessert! I just asked my mom to make it for me, but now I can follow your recipe and do it myself. Thanks for all the great recipes, Elizabeth!
- Jenny DeYoung

John Hayato said...

OMG, So excited to try making this.

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