This icebox cake with condensed milk whipped cream is a classic dessert made with chocolate wafers that are layered with fluffy condensed milk whipped cream and topped with sprinkles.
A deliciously simple icebox cake with a very special sweetened condensed milk whipped cream.–Jessie Sheehan
Icebox Cake FAQs
What is a chocolate wafer cookie?
Chocolate wafer cookies are thin, crispy, and mildly sweet chocolate cookies. Nabisco makes one version called Famous Chocolate Wafers, but there are other brands available online and at your local markets.
If you have difficulty finding chocolate wafers, one tester had success substituting these chocolate cookies.
What can I do with leftover filling?
Can this cake be frozen?
This cake will freeze well. Chill it overnight wrapped in plastic and in the morning, wrap it again to ensure that it’s air-tight. Then freeze it for up to a month.
Icebox Cake with Condensed Milk Whipped Cream
This easy icebox cake comes together in just 20 minutes and requires only 5 ingredients.
Prep 20 mins
Chill Time 7 hrs
Total 7 hrs 20 mins
Line a 9- by 5-inch (23- by 13-cm) loaf pan with plastic wrap, so the wrap hangs over both the short and long sides of the pan. You may need two pieces of the wrap.
Place the cream, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, and whisk on medium-high until medium peaks form, 4 to 6 minutes.
Position the prepared pan in front of you so the short side is closest to you. Plop three-quarters of the cream in the pan and begin pressing the wafers into the cream (vertically – so they are standing up like dominos) in short rows that stretch from one of the long sides of the pan to the other.
Continue doing this until you run out of cookies. Cover the rows with the remaining whipped cream, smooth the top and refrigerate for 6 to 8 hours. You may have some extra whipped cream, which can be used for topping cake or filling crepes.
Flip the pan onto a serving platter, remove the pan and peel away the plastic. Decorate with rainbow sprinkles and serve.
Serving: 1sliceCalories: 357kcal (18%)Carbohydrates: 28g (9%)Protein: 5g (10%)Fat: 26g (40%)Saturated Fat: 16g (100%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 74mg (25%)Sodium: 164mg (7%)Potassium: 173mg (5%)Fiber: 1g (4%)Sugar: 20g (22%)Vitamin A: 928IU (19%)Vitamin C: 1mg (1%)Calcium: 100mg (10%)Iron: 1mg (6%)
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Originally published July 22, 2022
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