The BEST Cream Puff Cake Recipe

The BEST Cream Puff Cake ever!! A cake version of the popular cream puff, it has a puffy crust, pudding and whipped cream layers and often drizzled in chocolate.

Servings 12


1 stick margarine
1 cup water
1 cup flour
4 eggs
1 box instant vanilla or white chocolate pudding (large box)
3 cups milk
8 oz cream cheese softened
8 oz whipped cream
chocolate syrup


  1. Prepare a 9×13 ceramic or glass baking dish by spraying it with cooking spray. Set aside. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Boil the margarine and water in a medium saucepan. Add flour and mix well. Remove from heat and add eggs – ONE AT A TIME (this is important).
  3. Mix well and spread the dough into a greased 9×13 dish.
  4. Bake the crust at 400° for 30 minutes. The crust will puff up the sides, which is what you want. Let cool.
  5. In a large bowl, mix pudding, milk, and cream cheese. beat until lumps disappear. Pour the pudding mixture into the cream puff crust. Top with Whipped Cream and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
  6. Before serving, drizzle with chocolate syrup. You can also top it with a chocolate ganache or sprinkle mini chocolate chips on top.


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