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Eclair Cake

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Cool and creamy with a tender eclair crust, this easy-to-make dessert is a favorite at Gooseberry Patch.
Ingredients
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For the Choux Dough)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For the Choux Dough)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For the Choux Dough)
  Eggs 4 Medium, beaten (For the Choux Dough)
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened
  Milk 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Instant vanilla pudding mix 6 Ounce (2 packages of 3 ounce each)
  Frozen whipped topping 8 Ounce, thawed
  Chocolate syrup 4 Tablespoon (for garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Grease a 13"x9" baking pan.

MAKING
For the pastry dough
3. In a saucepan, heat water and butter together and bring to boil.
4. Add in flour, turn off the heat and stir until mixed to form smooth dough.
5. In a medium bowl, place the dough, add in eggs, and beat using an electric mixer, until well blended.
6. In a greased baking pan, spread the dough and flatten the surface.
7. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.
8. Remove baking pan from oven, press baked crust down lightly and set aside.
For cream filling
9. In a bowl, place the cream cheese, milk and pudding mix, and beat using an electric mixer on medium speed, until well mixed.
10. Pour and spread the cream cheese mixture over baked pastry and refrigerate until firm.

SERVING
11. Spread the whipped topping and drizzle with chocolate syrup, making a pattern.
12. Cut into slices and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Choux Pastry
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
75 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
115 Minutes
Servings: 
15

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