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Eggnog Eclair Cake

This Eggnog Eclair Cake is creamy, spicy, sweet, delicious and surprisingly simple to make! Bet you have everything on hand to whip this up and serve it at your holiday parties!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword eggnog eclair cake
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 25 minutes
Servings 16 pieces
Calories 252kcal
Author Lauren

Ingredients

For the eclair cake base {pate a choux}

for the filling:

  • 1 small box instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 1/2 cups egg nog
  • 8 oz cream cheese at room temperature

For the cream:

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • chocolate syrup to drizzle over the top, if desired

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray 9x13 glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a medium pot, bring butter and water to a boil. Remove from heat and whisk in flour, salt and sugar until a dough forms. Cool 10 minutes.
  • Stir in eggs, 1 at a time, incorporating each time to make a smooth mixture that will seem half way between a dough and a batter.
  • Once all eggs are incorporated, pour into prepared baking dish and spread evenly across the bottom and up the sides 3/4 inch or so. Bake for 25 minutes or until puffed and lightly golden. Cool completely.
  • In a large bowl, whisk vanilla pudding mix with egg nog 2 minutes to thicken. Stir in cream cheese and mix until smooth. A stand mixer or hand held mixer is best for this!
  • Spread over the bottom of the baked shell.
  • For the topping, whip heavy whipping cream with vanilla and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form. Spread over filling. Refrigerate up to 3 days {covered completely with plastic wrap}.To serve, cut into squares and drizzle with chocolate syrup.

Nutrition

Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 244mg | Potassium: 96mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 703IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg