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Ice Box Cake Recipe

I have a cake recipe that I would love to share with others. It's called Ice Box Cake, I have found many different varieties of ice box cake, but this is the one that my family has enjoyed for years.

Recipe sent in by , Roswell, New Mexico.


1 cup Flour
1 stick Butter


8 ounces Cream cheese (room temperature)
1 cup Powdered sugar
2 boxes Chocolate pudding (prepared according to box)
8 ounces Cool whip

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 9 x 13 inch Cake Pan
Preheat oven to 350°.

Mix first two ingredients with a fork and press into the bottom of cake pan.
Bake crust for 15 minutes or until light golden brown.
Remove from oven and cool completely.

Ice Box Filling

Mix the cream cheese and powdered sugar, spread evenly onto the cooled crust.

Next comes two boxes of chocolate pudding prepared according to the box instructions.
Spread pudding on top of the cream cheese layer.

Cool whip finishes off this Ice Box Cake recipe.
Spread the cool whip on top of the pudding.

Place into refrigerator (ice box) and allow icebox cake to chill. Serve cold and enjoy.

Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 84 g
Calories 333
Calories from Fat 175
Total Fat 19.5g 30%
Saturated Fat 13.3g 66%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 351mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 37.3g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 3%
Sugars 25.4g
Protein 3.2g
Vitamin A 10% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 2% • Iron 5%

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When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

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