Chocolate Eclair Cake

We're taking a new and delicious approach to the chocolate eclair! Our no-bake Chocolate Eclair Cake recipe is sure to please those with the most discerning taste in desserts. After all, who could resist a dessert that features layers of extra-creamy pudding between tasty graham crackers? Not us! Top all that off with delicious chocolate frosting, and you've got an easy chocolate eclair cake recipe that puts most other desserts to shame! Make this Chocolate Eclair Cake for a crowd, or keep it at home for the family; either way this chocolate eclair dessert recipe is going to be absolutely luscuious. 

What You'll Need

  • 1 (14.4-ounce) box honey graham crackers (see Tip)
  • 2 (4-serving size) packages French vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 3 cup milk
  • 1 (12-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 (16-ounce) container ready-to-spread chocolate frosting

What to Do

  1. Line the bottom of an ungreased 9- x 13-inch baking dish with one-third of the graham crackers.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together pudding mix and milk; add whipped topping, stirring until mixture is thickened.
  3. Spread half the pudding mixture over graham crackers in baking dish. Repeat layers with one-third of graham crackers and remaining pudding mixture. Top with remaining graham crackers. Spread with chocolate frosting. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours, or until ready to serve.


  • One box of graham crackers contains 3 individually wrapped packages of crackers. Use one package for each layer of this decadent no-bake dessert. And if you want to make your own chocolate frosting for these eclairs, then be sure to check out our recipe for Chocolate Buttercream Frosting.


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