Fresh Strawberry and Whipping Cream No Bake Cake
Berry season is what makes hot summer days extra special because you get to eat this Fresh Strawberry and Whipping Cream No Bake Cake recipe that uses just five ingredients. There’s nothing like having a fresh berry dessert loaded with juicy fresh strawberries and whipped cream. One bowl easy desserts that require no baking is perfect when you don’t feel like switching the oven on hot days. This easy Strawberry Icebox Cake recipe is all about layering the ingredients and letting it chill in the refrigerator just until the Graham crackers turn soft. For best results, let it sit in the fridge overnight to set it completely so that the juices from strawberry ooze into all the layers. You can make this recipe the night before serving, and the leftovers are still perfect for a few days. This strawberry dessert is also perfect for picnic or potluck since it requires little work and tastes good and looks beautiful, like a gorgeous masterpiece of art.
Easy strawberry desserts that use juicy fresh strawberries are incredibly refreshing and nutritious as well. Plus, they also add a delicate balance of sweetness and tartness to desserts. From a nutrition perspective, strawberries are loaded with anti-oxidants. The nutritional value of strawberries mainly comes from vitamin C, potassium, folic acid and fiber. Strawberries are also low in calories because of their low sugar content and can be eaten not only in dessert recipes but also in salads. Adding real fruit to dessert recipes is not only creative but also healthy. It helps in cutting down the amount of refined sugar by adding a natural sweetness that comes from fresh strawberries in this recipe.
There are so many ways to make this Strawberry Ice Box Cake recipe interesting. Just follow what your palate loves the most. You can also change up the flavors and use other types of crust like ‘Digestive’ or ‘Rich Tea biscuits’, lady fingers, shortbread, or any cookie that has a little cinnamon in it. Try using Oreos, or Sara Lee pound cake, Milk Arrowroots, Vanilla wafers, chocolate Graham crackers, soda crackers, etc., are all excellent options. You can also use all kinds of berries, kiwis, peaches or chopped nuts like pecans and almonds are great and healthy to add in this dessert. Some healthy options in place of Graham cracker crust are using a sugar-free angel food cake or gluten-free crackers crust. You can even make a box cake mix that is gluten-free cake and slice it sideways into three sections. For the filling you can whip some organic heavy cream with cane sugar and then layer it organic strawberries. To add extra firmness to the whipping cream, add a tablespoon of instant vanilla pudding. Adding instant vanilla pudding to the whipping cream prevents the watery texture in the recipe. You can also make your strawberry banana flavored filling by whipping bananas together with some heavy cream with some condensed milk. You could also add cream cheese to give a bit of a tang to the filling.
Whether it’s a patio lunch with friends or just a cozy dinner indoors, this yummy Strawberry Icebox Cake recipe will add to your summer specialities. Thank you to Amanda at the Amanda's Cookin recipe blog for sharing this delicious Strawberry flavored Icebox Cake recipe with us. This Strawberry Ice Box Cake recipe gets better each time because there are so many options of flavors you can try out using this simple recipe. We guarantee that you're going to feel proud for making this Strawberry Icebox Cake recipe because your guests are going to love it. Enjoy!
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