Caramel Chocolate Coconut Eclair Cake

I know I have said before that simple recipes are usually the best in their original form, but this Samoa éclair cake  from Chef in training is an exception to the rule.  As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to try this flavor combination.  After all, it kind of reminds me of a famous girl scout cookie.

I make éclair cakes in the original form, I have altered it to be all chocolate with chocolate graham crackers and chocolate icing.  I try not to keep any version of éclair cake hanging around the house.  These cakes sit in the refrigerator and call my name.

The only changes to this recipe I made were to take the lazy way out of the icing.  I use a premade chocolate fudge icing container and send it on a quick walk through the microwave.  If I could find any instant caramel pudding I would probably have used it too.

I have an obsession, OK probably more like an addiction, to éclair cakes and hadn’t really thought outside the box in this arena.  But now with eyes wide opened, I had to do a pinterest search and have since pinned a few, probably too many, to try.  Head on over to our pinterest page to see which ones I’m trying, or keep checking back here to see which ones I make and feature.

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