Tropical Paradise Ice Box Cake

Tropical Paradise Ice Box Cake Recipe

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Patsy Fowler


what can i say about this dessert it is a real winner around here


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
10 Min


  • 3 c
    pecans, in pieces
  • 8 large
  • 1 can(s)
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 box
    (12 oz) vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 1 c
  • 10
    candied cherries, chopped
  • 1/8 lb
    candied pineapple
  • 1/8 lb
    raisins, chopped (if desired)
  • ·
    wine, (if desired)

How to Make Tropical Paradise Ice Box Cake


  1. combine crushed wafers, coconut, chopped cherries, pecans and pineapple and place in a large bowl. mix well. also add raisins, if desired.
  2. melt marshmallows in top of double boiler.
  3. add milk to melted marshmallows and mix well.
  4. remove from heat and pour onto wafer mixture. mix well.
  5. if desired, pour 1/4-1/2 cup of any good sweet wine (blackberry, pear, etc.) onto wafer mixture. mix well.
  6. when cool enough to handle, form into logs and wrap in waxed paper.
  7. chill at least 24 hours before serving. the longer the chilling, the better.
  8. slice into 1/2 inch slices and arrange on small platter. best served cold.

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About Tropical Paradise Ice Box Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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