Chocolate Ice Box Cake, Mom

Chocolate Ice Box Cake, Mom Recipe

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Megan Stewart


This was a very pretty cake when Mom served it to guests.


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  • 7 oz
    ladyfinger cookies
  • 12 Tbsp
  • 8 oz
    sweet chocolate squares (baker's brand)
  • 3
  • 3 Tbsp
    warm water
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    light rum
  • 3/4 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Chocolate Ice Box Cake, Mom


  1. Butter 2 quart soufflé dish with 1 T butter. Moisten sugar with 1/4 c water and boil 5 min. Remove from heat and add rum. Cool partially, dip ladyfingers quickly in and out of the syrup and stand around the sides of the dish. Lay 2-3 on the bottom. Melt chocolate in 3 T water over double boiler until smooth. Stir in powdered sugar gradually. Separate egg yolks, add one at a time, beating well. Add 1 1/2 sticks butter, 1 T at a time and remove from boiler when well blended. Beat egg whites stiff but not dry, and fold into chocolate. Pour over ladyfingers. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

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About Chocolate Ice Box Cake, Mom

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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