Friday, January 1, 2010

Icebox Cake

Need something quick and easy to take to a pot luck? I've got a great dessert that you can whip up in about 10 minutes, and it doesn't even require you to turn on your oven.

Nilla Wafer Icebox Cake
Kitchen Canister Original (stolen from my mom)


1 box of Nilla Wafers
1 large box of chocolate cook and serve jello-pudding
1 small box of vanilla cook and serve jello pudding
cool whip (optional)


In an 8x8 pan, arrange a layer of Nilla Wafers. Set aside enough wafers for two more layers.

Prepare chocolate and vanilla pudding according to directions on box at the same time.

As soon as the pudding comes to a boil, carefully spoon the chocolate over the Nilla wafers. Arrange another row of wafers and repeat with vanilla pudding.

Repeat with wafers and chocolate pudding. Add a last layer of wafers, if desired. Chill for about 1 hour in the fridge so the pudding can set. Cut into slices and top with whipped cream.

Chef's Notes

If you like bananas, you can substitute the middle layer of wafers for sliced bananas. I don't really like them so I omitted them.

Also, a note regardng the pudding layers. The pudding will be hot and more "liquidy" than a thick pudding because it hasn't set yet. Be careful not to pour too much at once or the wafers will displace. If this happens, just move them around with the back of a spoon.

1 comment:

  1. Yum! This looks delicious! We're having dinner with friends on Friday. I may have to bring this along!