Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is so, well, smooth and creamy! The recipe is passed down from my mother-in-law. I've seen similar recipes, but none this simple, fast and tasty. It's good on just about everything, but not suitable for decorating. It's just very spreadable. We particularly love it on a refrigerated Jell-o cake during the summer. Also, any flavor of instant pudding is a hit with this one! Our favorites are vanilla, lemon and chocolate. Covers the *top* of a 9x13 cake very well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat pudding mix, powdered sugar and cold milk on med speed until well-blended.
  2. Fold in whipped topping.
  3. Refrigerate frosted item(s) and any leftover frosting.
  4. Serving size is for a frosted 9x13 cake, and yield is approximate.


Most Helpful

This recipe is very forgiving. I didn't use the powdered sugar and increased the cool whip (fat free) so I know mine was "softer" than if I had followed the recipe. I really really like this. I used cheesecake pudding. Thank you for sharing.

misscain September 01, 2012

I love this recipe! So did hubby on his birthday cake! I used the cheesecake instant pudding. It was delicious! Thank you!

cornmaiden8 May 15, 2010

This is so easy and awesome. I also used it on jello cake! Thank you so much.

Shanonbug June 18, 2008

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