Old Fashioned No Bake Strawberry Icebox Cake Recipe

This old fashioned no bake strawberry icebox cake recipe is a delicious layers of graham crackers, cool whip and sweet slices of strawberries. As the ingredients sit in the refrigerator for a few hours or overnight, these elements slowly merge into a moist, creamy cake texture that is reminiscent of an eclair or a much fancier meringue dacquoise.

Old Fashioned No Bake Strawberry Icebox Cake Recipe

Yes, this is a favorite summertime dessert but honestly it can be enjoyed any season of the year and especially for romantic evening with that special one.


fresh strawberries, washed and patted dry
heavy cream
powdered sugar
graham crackers
dark chocolate

The touch of rosewater enhances the flavor of the strawberries in a very special way that will remind you of a high class culinary adventure. Look to the website link at the bottom of the page for full recipe.

I would like to add that you can slowly drizzle simple ganache sauce over the strawberry icebox cake.

Simple ganache:
2 oz semi sweet chocolate morsels
¼ cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions on how to make chocolate ganache

Heat ¼ cup heavy whipping cream in a small, heavy saucepan over medium-low heat. Once it bubbles, turn off the heat. Add chocolate and let stand for 3 minutes. Whisk mixture until it’s thick and glossy. Let it cool to lukewarm and drizzle ganache over dessert. Use a plastic baggie with tiny bit of tip cut off to drizzle the ganache upon the icebox cake.

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