Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe

Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe

It’s too hot to put the oven on for so many delicious desserts. However, this Fourth Of July, we will be serving up this  Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe.

No baking and no heating this delicious summer dessert idea. Plus my kids love it so I know it won’t go to waste. In the past, we have made chocolate Eclair cake, but this time we stepped it up by doubling the chocolate and creating this amazing  Double Chocolate Eclair Cake Recipe of all the chocolate lovers in the audience!!

Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe

 Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe

For this recipe you will need: 

    • Instant Chocolate Pudding
    • 1 (8-ounce) tub frozen reduced-calorie whipped topping, thawed
    • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
    • 2 tablespoons stick margarine or butter, softened
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
    • 1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
    • Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
    • 8 oz Lite Cream Cheese
    • Chocolate Graham Crackers
    • Red white and blue sprinkles, Optional 

Another reason I love this cake recipe is that you have to make it either early in the day before serving, or ideally the night before. Any make ahead recipe sure is a big relief especially when entertaining. 

Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe

To Make this No Bake Double Chocolate Eclair Cake Recipe simply layer the chocolate graham crackers at the bottom of your pan.

Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe

Make the pudding per the directions on the box. Add half of the Tub of whipped topping. 

No Bake Double Chocolate Eclair Cake Recipe

Layer half of the pudding mixture on the graham crackers and tops with another layer of graham crackers. Repeat. 

No Bake Double Chocolate Eclair Cake Recipe

Make a super easy chocolate topping using the unsweetened chocolate, butter and vanilla. I simply melted it all in the microwave for 1 minute then stirred.

 

Top the final layer of Graham Crackers with the chocolate mixture and sprinkle with your colored jimmies. Loosely cover and refrigerate overnight. Let the fridge do all the magic. 

Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe

Cut the icebox cake with a sharp knife to serve. It can get a little messy but tastes so good. 

 

Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe

 

 Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe

Patriotic Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe

Patriotic Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe

Yield: 10-12 Slices
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

A delicious chocolate mix of chocolate graham crackers and chocolate pudding Patriotic Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 22 1/2 sheets chocolate graham crackers, divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 cups fat-free milk
  • 2 3.4 oz package chocolate instant pudding mix
  • 8 oz cream cheese, reduced fat
  • 8 oz. tub Whipped Topping, thawed
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Arrange 7 1/2 graham cracker sheets in the bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine 3 cups milk, pudding mix, and cream cheese in a large bowl, and beat at low speed of a mixer 1 minute or until thick. Fold in whipped topping. Spread half of the pudding mixture over graham crackers, and top with 7 1/2 graham cracker sheets. Repeat the procedure with the remaining half of pudding mixture and 7 1/2 graham cracker sheets.
  2. Combine 1/4 cup milk, softened margarine, honey, and unsweetened chocolate in a medium bowl, and beat well with a mixer. Gradually add powdered sugar to milk mixture, and beat well. Spread chocolate glaze over graham crackers. Cover dessert and tent with foil; chill 4 hours.
Nutrition Information
Yield 11
Amount Per Serving Calories 3383 Saturated Fat 48g Cholesterol 138mg Sodium 3707mg Carbohydrates 531g Fiber 20g Sugar 338g Protein 74g
All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on stayingclosetohome.com should only be used as a general guideline.

What do you think of our  Low Fat Double Chocolate Eclair Icebox Cake Recipe? Do you like the extra chocolate? 

Pin this for your next no bake summer dessert!

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7 Comments

  1. This was the first time I did it in chocolate and kids went crazy.

  2. No bake is my favorite

  3. What a fun and delicious idea! I’ve never made an ice box cake before. Perfect for summer!

  4. Wow, this looks so amazing! And so perfect for the Fourth of July!

  5. Low fat and double chocolate?? I didn’t know that was possible but I am so in! I crave chocolate all the time and when I don’t let myself have some I binge eat it. This looks over the top good!

  6. You had me at chocolate. And there is plenty of it there 🙂 Yum.

  7. Holy Moly! I can make yummy desserts without an oven?! I think I will be doing this all year round! This recipe has got me SO excited! Whee! Chocolate cake here I come! 🙂

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