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Angel Food Icebox Cake

This light and fresh Angel Food Icebox Cake is about to become your new favorite easy dessert recipe!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword angel food cake, Fourth of July Dessert, icebox cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Chilling Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 380.2kcal
Author Blair

Ingredients

  • ½ of a prepared angel food cake, cut into 1 inch cubes (you need a total of about 6-7 cups of loosely-packed cake cubes) (I used a boxed cake mix to prepare my own cake, but you can also buy angel food cakes in the bakery section at most grocery stores)
  • 1 (8 ounce) carton frozen whipped topping, thawed (I used sugar-free Cool Whip, but any similar variety will work)
  • 1 (1 ounce) box instant sugar-free, fat-free cheesecake pudding mix (DRY MIX only) (you can substitute with a 3.4 ounce box of instant cheesecake pudding mix)
  • 2 tablespoons milk (or more, as necessary)
  • 1 (21 oz) can blueberry pie filling (about 2 ⅓ cups)
  • 1 lb. fresh berries (such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and/or blackberries)

Instructions

  • Combine whipped topping, pudding mix, and enough milk to make mixture smooth and creamy.
  • Fold in cake cubes and spread evenly into an ungreased 11x7-inch dish.
  • Top with pie filling.
  • Refrigerate, covered, for at least 2 hours (or overnight).
  • Just before serving, top with fresh berries.

Notes

Recipe adapted from Taste of Home.
  • For a quick-prep option that makes this an entirely no-bake dessert, purchase a pre-made Angel Food Cake in your grocer's bakery section. If you can't find a ready to go cake, you can make your own with a boxed mix (just be sure to allow for a couple of more hours of prep time to let the cake cool).
  • I used cheesecake flavored pudding mix, but you can substitute with any flavor that you like. Vanilla pudding or lemon pudding would also work well. Whether you choose the sugar-free fat-free pudding mix or the regular pudding mix, you'll need the small box.
  • Instead of the blueberry pie filling, try using strawberry or raspberry pie filling on top of your cake. A strawberry ice box cake with fresh strawberries on top would be delicious!
  • How long does icebox cake last? This dessert will stay fresh in the refrigerator for at least 2-3 days.
  • I do not recommend freezing leftover icebox cake. The texture of the berries and of the whipped cream mixture will be "off" after thawing.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/6 of the cake | Calories: 380.2kcal | Carbohydrates: 81.1g | Protein: 3.8g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 4.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 0.4mg | Sodium: 267.8mg | Potassium: 134.6mg | Fiber: 3.7g | Sugar: 23.8g