11 Mouth-Watering Icebox Cake Recipes Just in Time for Summer (PHOTOS)

Liz Alterman | Apr 23, 2015 Food & Party

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Is there anything better in the spring and summer than a luscious frozen dessert? Icebox cakes have been around for ages but it's their deliciousness, coupled with their simplicity, that make them a year-round favorite. 

Whether you love chocolate, strawberries, lime, or bananas, we've found mouth-watering recipes that are cool and creamy and require very little effort!

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The toughest part about these cakes is not eating them in just one sitting!

What's your go-to icebox cake recipe?

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  • Oreo Icebox Cake

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    Shelly of Cookies and Cups says you'll be the hero of the household when you serve up this delicious Oreo Icebox Cake, which she calls "the easiest dessert ever." Doesn't it look amazing??

  • Cappuccino Cake

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    If you love a frothy cup of cappuccino or a rich tiramisu, you'll want to try this Cappuccino Icebox Cake. Greek yogurt and vanilla extract add extra creamy texture and flavor. Zrinka of Kitchen Nostalgia suggests dusting it lightly with cocoa powder before serving.

  • Caramel Apple Golden Oreo Icebox Cake

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    Caramel Apple Golden Oreo Icebox Cake allows you to enjoy the warm and wonderful flavors of autumn all year long without heating up the house by baking, says Ashley of The Recipe Rebel.

  • Samoa Icebox Cake

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    Fans of the beloved Samoa Girl Scout cookie will flip for this Samoa Icebox Cake. Graham crackers, caramel cream cheese, and coconut pudding make up this multi-layered no-bake confection from Julianne at Beyond Frosting

  • Death By Chocolate Cake

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    Your sweet tooth called and it wants you to make this: Death By Chocolate Icebox Cake. Lindsay of Love, Life, and Sugar explains why this is one of her favorite icebox cakes:

    "The chocolate mousse-like layer is not a true mousse, but is very mousse-like in texture. It’s also delicious. The chocolate ganache is thicker, so they contrast each other nicely."

    Sounds heavenly, doesn't it? 

  • Pina Colada Icebox Cake

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    Ashley of Kitchen Meets Girl Pina Colada Icebox Cake recommends garnishing this yummy treat with roasted coconut chips from Trader Joe's if you're lucky enough to find them! Even without that tasty topping, this pineapple-lovers delight still looks amazing!

  • Nutella Icebox Cake

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    Can't get enough of that wonderful creamy hazelnut and chocolate spread? Well, this Nutella Icebox Cake from Jen at Fab Fatale is about to become your new go-to dessert. Prepared in a springform pan, this cake is ideal for any summer birthday party or barbecue.

  • Banana Pudding Icebox Cake

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    Because there's fruit involved you can feel free to pretend this Banana Pudding Icebox Cake is really a health food! Tracey of The Kitchen Is My Playground says this dessert is so delicious it'll have you going back for seconds or even thirds!

  • Butterfinger Icebox Cake

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    Danelle at Let's Dish admits while there are dozens of variations of this sweet frosty treat the Butterfinger Icebox Cake is her all-time favorite.  Who can blame her? There's butterscotch pudding, chocolate graham crackers and, of course, the tasty candy bar topping. Be prepared for friends to demand this recipe! 

  • Mexican Lime Icebox Cake

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    Katie of 24 Carrot Life  Mexican Lime Icebox Cake says if you like lime cheesecake, you'll love this. Topped with strawberries, we may have just discovered the perfect Cinco De Mayo dessert.

  • Eclair Icebox Cake

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    This Eclair Icebox Cake shared by Amber at Dessert Now, Dinner Later calls for less than 10 ingredients but it tastes like you spent all day in the kitchen. French vanilla pudding takes this dessert to another level. 

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