Strawberry Shortcake Icebox Cake

This simple, no-bake, make-ahead cake is as easy as layering vanilla wafer cookies, fresh sliced strawberries, and whipped cream
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Like strawberry shortcake, but arguably better? This simple, no-bake, make-ahead cake is as easy as layering vanilla wafer cookies, fresh sliced strawberries, and whipped cream in a cake pan. After three to four layers of each ingredient, cover the cake with plastic wrap and refrigerate it for 24 hours.  Slice and enjoy!

4
Servings
270
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract, or vanilla paste
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon sugar
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 package vanilla wafers

Directions

To make the whipped cream, place heavy cream, sugar and vanilla in an electric mixer until firm peaks form. 

To assemble:

Place a single layer of wafer cookies at the bottom of a parchment lined pan; if necessary, break cookies to fill the gaps.

Next, spread an even layer of the whipped cream over the cookies, then top sliced strawberries followed by another layer of cookies. Repeat as necessary for desired number of layers. 

Cover the top with plastic and chill, overnight, in the fridge.

When ready, remove the cake from the fridge, decorate with more strawberries and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
16g
23%
Sugar
27g
30%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
44mg
15%
Carbohydrate, by difference
32g
25%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
137µg
20%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
42mg
56%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
79mg
8%
Choline, total
17mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Fluoride, F
2µg
0%
Folate, total
19µg
5%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
14mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
84mg
12%
Selenium, Se
5µg
9%
Sodium, Na
61mg
4%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
130g
5%