Just because the cold weather has passed does not mean that cravings for super sweet, delicious cake have too. But, the effort of baking a cake in a stuffy kitchen is the last thing anyone wants to waste her time on. For all you sugar addicts, the icebox cake can save your day.
Traditionally featuring Nabisco wafer cookies, these cakes date back to the 1920s and 30s. Many icebox cake recipes were featured on the back of cookie boxes and became increasingly popular because of their quick preparation. Today these cakes are a summer favorite and have been upgraded in more ways than you could even imagine.
This “traditional” icebox cake is simple and delicious.
For when you really just can’t, check out this super easy two-ingredient cake sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
Basically a zebra icebox cake smothered with Nutella– what could be better?
A beloved fall treat, with a twist.
Layers of marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate are sure to satisfy your s’mores cravings.
This fun, refreshing dessert is perfect for summer.
Cheesy and chocolatey: the world’s greatest combination.
Although Birthday Cake Oreos and cherry liqueur may not sound like your average pairing, this cake will have your mouth watering.
Come on, everybody loves funfetti.
Make your own snickers using pudding, graham crackers, and nuts. The recipe even gives substitutions to create a Twix version.
The perfect mix between a banana split and strawberry shortcake.
A makeshift “thin mint” dessert for when it’s not girl scout cookie season.
A new, delicious take on the basic key lime pie.
14. Chia Icebox Cake
Using chia to thicken the pudding and greek yogurt to make the frosting makes this yummy dessert perfectly healthy.
The ideal dessert for the pistachio ice cream lover in your life.
A take on the traditional dessert Carlota de Limón: lime, strawberries and Maria cookies layered to perfection.
Could there ever be anything as perfect as spiked cake?
The crust of this ridiculous dessert is made with Lucky Charms crumbs and the filling is made with Lucky Charms marshmallows. Seriously magically delicious.
What’s more summery than a mango and coconut dessert? The filling sweetened with cream of coconut so its crazy coconutty.
An awesome variation on everyone’s guilty donut pleasure.
The unexpected addition of banana makes this cake creamy and extra sweet.
This recipe shows you how to use your favorite flavor of Oreos to create a delicious cake.
23. Icebox Tiramisu
A chocolate take on this classic Italian dessert.
Super quick, no-bake cheesecake that only requires five ingredients.
Oreos and butterscotch and iced coffee – oh my! This is everything you could ever want in a dessert.
Chocolate chip cookies and milk come together in an unexpected way in this effortless pie.
Chocolate and peppermint are almost as meant to be together as peanut butter and jelly – and look super cute together in a mason jar.