Chocolate Eclair Desert


Classifications: Desserts

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 cup water

1/2 cup margarine

1 cup all-purpose flour

4 eggs

1 1.5oz pkg instant sugar-free vanilla pudding mix

2 3/4 cups skim milk

1 8oz pkg light cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup light chocolate syrup

Instructions: In a saucepan, bring water and margarine to a boil, stirring constantly until margarine is melted. Reduce heat to low; add the flour. Stir vigorously with a wooden spoon until mixture leaves sides of pan and forms a smooth ball. Remove from the heat. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition until the batter becomes smooth. Spread into a greased and floured 13-x9-x2-in. baking pan. Bake at 400* for 30 minutes or until puffed and golden. Immediately remove from pan and cut in half horizontally. Cool completely. For filling, beat the pudding mix, mild and cream cheese in a mixing bowl until smooth. Just before serving, place bottom eclair layer on a serving platter; cover with filling. Replace top layer and drizzle with chocolate syrup. Yield 15 servings.



Background: Note: NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS: One serving equals 175 calories, 312 mg sodium, 65 mg cholesterol, 15 gm carbohydrate, 6 gm protein, 10 gm fat. DIABETIC EXCHANGES: 2 fat, 1 starch.

Serves: 15

Food Exchanges: