Looking for no bake cake recipes? Want to make the best fridge cake? Try our ideas and twists here.
If you want to bake a cake but don’t have an oven, then we have plenty of solutions for you that use your fridge instead, from ice box cakes and cheesecakes to ice cream cakes and more.
Easy fridge cake recipes
Icebox cakes are popular in America and are incredibly simple to make – simply layer thin, crisp chocolate biscuits with sweetened whipped cream. Left overnight, the biscuits soften and become ‘cake’. Here we’ve used Oreos and Baileys cream to make ours extra-indulgent.
These table-ready no bake cheesecake bars make an impressive dessert fit for afternoon tea or a special family treat.
The icebox cake is a US staple – the biscuits become pleasantly softened by the ice cream and the whole thing holds together so you can cut it into wedges.
Combine two classic summer desserts in this no-bake cheesecake topped with a sweet strawberry sauce, ideal for al fresco entertaining.
Wow the whole family with this nostalgic fridge cake, packed with layers and layers of indulgence.
This refrigerator cake can be made up to a week ahead, provided you keep it nice and cool. Serve as a treat with coffee or as a sweet canapé.
This no-bake cheesecake is a great entertaining idea for the summer. We’ve combined two classic British summertime favourites into one seriously indulgent dessert. This fresh and creamy Eton mess cheesecake is the perfect pudding to impress your friends and family with this weekend.
Check out our frozen Nutella cheesecake with classic bourbon biscuits and crunchy roasted hazelnuts. This indulgent dessert is easy to make and perfect for a summertime dinner party with friends, no oven needed!
Our matcha mille crêpe cake looks really impressive but is also easy to make. Create this beautiful green tea inspired cake using layers of crepes and custard cream and dust with some matcha powder to finish.
Check out these indulgent chocolate tiffins with our favourite Christmas drink in solid chocolate form. You don’t have to include the edible glitter but it does give added bling. Store in the fridge and pull out to entertain last-minute guests.
Why not make our impressive frozen chocolate and ice cream dessert recipe? This easy chocolate bombe recipe uses chocolate Swiss roll cake and Maltesers for extra indulgence and crunch and there’s no need to bake in the oven.
The Italian dessert, semifreddo, is an ice cream with a mousse-like texture. This recipe not only looks impressive, but can be made in advance for easy dinner party entertaining and stored in the freezer. Plus, there’s no churning required.
This recipe for Southern pie by Felicity Cloake owes its name to its rich, dark cocoa base and chocolate custard, topped with a rum mousse and a cloud of whipped cream. Pure indulgence, Dixie style.
We’ve taken inspiration from freakshakes to create our OTT freakshake cheesecake. You don’t have to stick to the toppings we’ve used here – go freestyle.
This dark, indulgent chocolate cheesecake swirled with raspberries is a great showstopper for any occasion. Making the chocolate collar is really worth the effort for an extra special touch.