And the crowd goes wild.
There’s nothing more refreshing than a chilled dessert on a hot summer afternoon, and these icebox cake recipes should be your go-to for cooling off this season. Much like their Southern sister icebox pies, these refreshing cakes are easy, no-bake, and refrigerated. And they're great for serving crowds, especially when made in a trusty 9x13 dish. With these big-batch recipes, serving dessert at the summer cookout has never been easier. Layer the ingredients in the dish and let it cool in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Don’t waste a second of summer in the kitchen that you could spend enjoying the weather—let the refrigerator do the work for you. These icebox cakes are kid-friendly and fabulous, and with tons of flavor options, you’ll have a different delicious recipe for every event. Cue summer.
Oreo Icebox Cake
Recipe: Oreo Icebox Cake
This simple recipe requires only three ingredients. Since one step is dunking Oreos in milk, it’s a great recipe to have the kids help with—just be sure you have enough for the cake and some snacking on the side.
Lemon Icebox Cake
Recipe: Lemon Icebox Cake
This sunny dessert has all the goodness of an old-fashioned lemon icebox pie, but it’s even easier to make.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Icebox Cake
This decadent dessert is perfect for a summer party because adults and kids will love it.
No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Icebox Cake
This summery dessert is a perfect reason to use those fresh strawberries from the farmers’ market.
Boston Cream Icebox Cake
Recipe: Boston Cream Icebox Cake
It might not be a Southern recipe, but Boston cream pie is one of our favorite desserts. This icebox cake is the easiest way to get that flavor with minimal effort.
Mango Coconut Icebox Cake
Recipe: Mango Coconut Icebox Cake
How perfect are these flavors for a summer luau? Looks like you’ll have to throw one now.
Mocha Icebox Cake
Recipe: Mocha Icebox Cake
This no-bake cake is like your favorite chocolate-y, espresso-y Starbucks drink in dessert form, so of course it’s delicious.
Banana Cream Icebox Cake
Recipe: Banana Cream Icebox Cake
This no-bake recipe is so much easier to make than a classic banana cream pie.
No Bake Cherry Cheesecake Icebox Cake
You can make homemade cherry pie filling or used canned, depending on how much time you have on your hands to make this delicious dessert.
Chips Ahoy Icebox Cake
Recipe: Chips Ahoy Icebox Cake
This four-ingredient recipe takes one of your kids’ favorite snacks and makes it into an even better dessert.
No Bake Summer Berry Icebox Cake
Recipe: No Bake Summer Berry Icebox Cake
This easy dessert is filled with fresh summer berries, and the colors are obviously perfect for a Fourth of July celebration.
Banana Split Icebox Cake
Recipe: Banana Split Icebox Cake
This no-bake dessert truly has everything you love about banana splits in every bite.
German Chocolate Icebox Cake
Recipe: German Chocolate Icebox Cake
Chocolate-lovers won’t be able to resist this totally indulgent cake.
No Bake Tiramisu Icebox Cake
Recipe: No Bake Tiramisu Icebox Cake
This easier than ever tiramisu recipe is company ready.
Black Forest Icebox Cake
Recipe: Black Forest Icebox Cake
Craving classic black forest cake but feeling lazy? Here’s the no-bake version that’s just as delicious.
Lemon Blueberry Icebox Cake
Recipe: Lemon Blueberry Icebox Cake
This lemon blueberry icebox cake is the ideal dessert for a summer barbecue.
Easy No Bake Turtle Icebox Cake
Recipe: Easy No Bake Turtle Icebox Cake
This chocolate-y, caramel-y cake is filled with layers of turtle candy goodness.
S’mores Icebox Cake
Recipe: S’mores Icebox Cake
Get the feel of a summer camping trip without leaving the comfort of your air conditioner with this take on s’mores.