Chunky Monkey Eclair Cake

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This Chunky Monkey Eclair Cake recipe is done to perfection with graham cracker layers and peanut butter filling, and bananas with an added bonus of homemade chocolate frosting. All the different flavours in this recipe come together into a delectable dessert recipe, ideal for any occasion. This Chunky Monkey Eclair Cake recipe is everything a chocolate lover can ask for because it is unbelievably moist, divinely chocolaty with a light, soft texture to it. This Eclair Cake recipe uses a generous amount of chocolate frosting and peanut butter which explains why it is so delectable. There are so many cake recipes out there, but not many of them will tell you how to bake a chocolate cake that makes an easy and delicious dessert in no time. This Eclair cake recipe is one of the most amazing cake recipes and kids birthday cake ideas you could make.

In the place of ‘Cool Whip,’ you can use organic heavy whipping cream with cane sugar. For extra firmness, add a tablespoon of instant vanilla pudding to the whipping cream. Adding instant vanilla pudding prevents the watery texture in the recipe. There are so many ways to make this recipe interesting. You can use different types of crust in the place of Graham crackers such as ‘Digestive’ or ‘Rich Tea biscuits’, lady fingers, shortbread, or any cinnamon cookie. Try using Oreos, or Sara Lee pound cake, Milk Arrowroots, Vanilla wafers, chocolate Graham crackers, soda crackers, etc., are all excellent options. You could garnish on top with chopped berries, kiwis, peaches or add coconut flakes for a nutty twist. For the frosting, you can whip Nutella instead of chocolate frosting and top it with crumbled Toblerone bar or Hersheys bar or any of your favourite chocolate on top. These are some great kids birthday cake ideas which you can put to use. Whatever you decide to do, this Eclair Cake recipe will add a sweet charm to any occasion. This is a delicious dessert recipe, and any variation would be fantastic.

For the chocolate frosting, you can use semi-sweet or bitter-sweet dark chocolate chips or even combine the two types of chocolate chips. When you’re buying chocolate chips to prepare the frosting for this Eclair recipe, try to buy the fair trade organic chocolate with at least 70 percent or more cacao in it. This ensures less sugar and processing in the chocolate and yields maximum health benefits that come from chocolate. To make it healthier, choose dark chocolate instead of regular chocolate. Dark chocolate is a great source of antioxidants, improves cardiovascular health and contains fiber and iron.

Thank you to Christy Denney at ‘The Girl Who Ate Everything’ food blog for sharing this devilishly delicious Chunky Monkey Eclair Cake recipe with us. Do visit her blog for more amazing cake recipes and kids birthday cake ideas. This Eclair cake recipe is an easy and delicious dessert your whole family is going to enjoy. Make this dessert recipe today for your loved ones!**

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