23 Icebox Cakes for Hot Summer Days

Backyard barbecues just aren’t the same without dessert. But turning on the oven when it’s 90 degrees? Nope. Not gonna happen. Luckily, there’s an easy dessert you can throw together quickly with absolutely no baking (or cooking skills) whatsoever: meet the icebox cake. Scroll through these 23 recipes to find your favorite.

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Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

The perfect dessert for a backyard barbecue.

S'mores Icebox Cake

Summer’s iconic dessert in ice cream form.

Mint Oreo Icebox Cake

Easily a new family favorite.

Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookie Icebox Cake

Total dessert bliss in 20 minutes? We’re in.

Blueberry Lemon Icebox Cake

Homemade blueberry sauce takes it to the next level.

Oreo Cheesecake Icebox Cake

Guaranteed to steal the show.

Red, White And Blue Icebox Cake

We’re so ready for the Fourth.

Chocolate-chip Cookie Nutella Icebox Cake

Get a little boozy with some added Kahlua.

No-bake Peach Icebox Cake

Yup, we’re obsessed.

Chocolate And Peanut Butter Oreo Icebox Cake

These are three of our favorite things.

Gluten-free Double Chocolate No Bake Icebox Cake

GF friends, we’ve got you covered.

No-bake Snickers Icebox Cake

Your favorite candy bar, in cake form.

Gingersnap Turtle Icebox Cake

Molasses mousse? You’ve got our attention.

Peanut Butter Banana Icebox Cake

Elvis would be proud.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Icebox Cake

Nutella lovers, this one’s for you.

No-bake Lemon Raspberry Icebox Cake

Be a backyard barbecue hero.

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Birthday Oreo Icebox Cake

Rainbow sprinkles are mandatory.

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Vegan Strawberry Banana Icebox Cake

Dairy-free to satisfy your (vegan) sweet tooth.

Red Velvet Icebox Cakes

Aren’t these little guys the cutest?

Nutter Butter Icebox Cake

Layered with peanut-butter whipped cream, because why not?

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Snickers Peanut Butter Chocolate Oreo Icebox Cake

Chocolate + peanut butter = a dessert made in heaven.

Kahlua Coconut Icebox Cake

Don’t skimp on the coffee liqueur.

Meyer Lemon Thyme Icebox Cake

Garnish with candied lemon slices for maximum effect.

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