My mom has been making this cake for my family as long as I can remember. The first time Jason tried it he immediately declared it his favorite thing she has ever made (next to her chicken and dumplings). Per mom’s orders you need to use french vanilla pudding versus regular vanilla for a richer flavor.
This no-fuss dessert is simple to make and requires no baking making it the perfect dish for anyone to try. Who knew something with only 5 ingredients and little prep work could taste so good. To allow for a more “cake” like texture let the cake sit in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight before serving.
Prep time: 25 mins | Additional time: 4 hrs | Total time: 4 hrs 25 mins | Servings: 14 | Yield: 1 – 13×9 inch pan
2 (3.5 oz) pkg instant vanilla pudding mix
1 (8 oz) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
3 c milk
1 (16 oz) pkg graham cracker squares
1 (16 oz) pkg prepared chocolate frosting
Step 1: In a medium mixing bowl, add the milk, whipped topping, and pudding mix. Stir until well mixed.
Step 2: Add the graham cracker squares on the bottom of a 13×9-inch baking pan.
Step 3: Spread ½ of the pudding mixture on top of the layer of crackers.
Step 4: Add another layer of crackers over the pudding mixture.
Step 5: Top the crackers with the rest of the pudding mixture.
Step 6: Top everything with the rest of the graham crackers.
Step 7: Frost the cake all over.
Step 8: Place the cake inside the fridge for about 4 hours to chill.
Step 9: Serve and enjoy!
Make sure to chill the cake first for about 30 minutes before adding the frosting.