Hosting a last-minute event? Skip any sort of panic and save time nostalgic icebox cake — no oven or stove required! With just five ingredients and 15 minutes of active prep, you'll have a stunner of a dessert. Print out the recipe and watch the video to learn how to perfect the presentation on the easiest cake of all time.
I still manage to learn a little something new each day.
Today, it was that the memory card from my camera could be inserted directly into my laptop. Yesterday, it was that a manicure can mean the difference between a finger and no finger when you're chopping a lot of vegetables. And earlier this month, it was the revelation that is a layered icebox cake.
I've never seen a dessert that proffers such a large payout, given the minimal effort. Seriously, spread out cookies like tiles, lay them thick with whipping cream, and repeat until towering. If you're feeling particularly mischievous (and I usually am), shower the top with shavings from your favorite chocolate brand.
Exhibit a little self-restraint (the hardest part!), stick your masterpiece in the fridge, and the next morning, you'll open the icebox to find the the most gorgeous layered cloud of a dessert that you've ever seen. You know you want the recipe . . .
After drooling over PartySugar’s mojito cakes, I wanted to experiment with my own freezer pie. When searching for a recipe, I remembered one of my favorite frozen dessert cookbooks, Icebox Pies by Lauren Chattman. Since I'm crazy for Nutella, I decided to make her Gianduia Pie. Gianduia is a type of chocolate candy made with hazelnuts or almonds.
I was unable to find chocolate wafer cookies, so I substituted Fudge Stick cookies, a wafer sandwich-cookie covered in chocolate. To my delight, the creamy, chocolately, hazelnut filling and crunchy crust reminded me of delicious Ferrero Rocher chocolates, minus the gold wrapping! Learn how to make this divine yet minimal, no-bake pie when you, read more
An icebox cake is a cake made by freezing instead of baking. The chilled mixture of layered ingredients harden to form a solidified dessert. An icebox cake also ends up saving you from heating the house with the stove and it makes an excellent finish to a meal. The elegant Italian flavors of espresso and mascarpone are highlighted in this creamy and satisfying cake. If you are drooling over the picture and must make this recipe, read more