Best no-bake cakes and refrigerator cakes

Get creative with last-minute cake ideas that don't need an oven and check out our refrigerator cake recipes

Want to bake a cake but have no oven? Try one of our refrigerator cake recipes, easy no bake cake ideas for quick entertaining for family and friends. Be a master baker without an oven with our top fridge cake ideas, from no bake cheesecakes to icebox cake ideas and much more... 


Combine two classic summer desserts in this no-bake cheesecake topped with a sweet strawberry sauce, ideal for al fresco entertaining.

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. Try our top cheesecake recipes here...

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! We've got plenty more ideas with Nutella here...

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. It’s frighteningly moreish, and a great one for Christmas Day dessert if you're hosting people who don't like traditional festive puddings.

Our matcha mille crêpe cake looks really impressive but is also easy to make. It's no-bake so you don't need an oven to make it. 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.

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. It uses lots of biccies, but it feeds lots of people!

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.

Check out this creamy swirl cheesecake recipe with dulce de leche. This easy no-bake cheesecake is an indulgent and impressive dessert to serve to friends and family at your next dinner party.

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