Slice of strawberry icebox cake on a cream plate

Strawberry Icebox Cake

Easy no bake strawberry icebox cake
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Chilling 4 hours
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 376kcal
Author I Heart Eating


Cream Cheese

  • 8 ounces cream cheese1 softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

Whipped Cream

  • 2 cups cold heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Base and Topping

  • 15 chocolate graham crackers2
  • 2 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries


  • In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/4 cup powdered sugar together until well-combined.
  • In a separate large chilled bowl, beat 2 cups of heavy cream to soft peak stage.
  • Add 1/3 cup powdered sugar and vanilla extract; beat to stiff peaks.
  • Reserve generous 1/2 cup whipped cream as a topping.
  • Fold together remaining whipped cream and cream cheese mixture.
  • To put it all together, spread a thin layer of the cream mixture into the bottom of an 8x8-inch square baking pan.
  • Place a layer of graham crackers over the cream, breaking grham crackers to fit.
  • Spread half of the cream mixture on top.
  • Place a single layer of sliced strawberries over the cream.
  • Top with another layer of graham crackers, breaking them fit.
  • Spread the remaining half cream mixture over the graham crackers.
  • Add another layer of strawberries.
  • Top with the final layer of graham crackers.
  • Spread the reserved 1/2 cup whipped cream over the top.
  • Top with remaining strawberries.
  • Chill until the graham crackers have softened completely, at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Serve chilled, and refrigerate any leftovers.


  1. Can use regular or 1/3-less fat.
  2. Can sub honey graham crackers. 
  3. Nutrition values are estimates. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 293mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 915IU | Vitamin C: 23.8mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 1.2mg