I am here to share with you the best blueberry icebox cake recipe! There are many different types of icebox cake recipes and you can find them in any flavor you like, such as lemon, raspberry, or strawberry. Icebox cakes are also a great baking idea for summer when it is too hot to bake anything oven-related. One popular recipe that has been around for years is this blueberry icebox cake because it uses fresh fruit and is very easy to make!
How to make a blueberry icebox cake
The steps for how to make a blueberry icebox cake are very simple. First, gather all of your ingredients which include:
1 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups fresh blueberries
1/4 cup flour and 1/2 quart whipped cream.
In a large bowl, mix together the heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form. Add the blueberries to the whipped cream mixture. Mix in half of the flour until the fruit is covered. Then, spoon out about 2 tablespoons of the blueberry mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish that has been lined with plastic wrap. Spread evenly on the bottom of the pan. Top with about 1/4 cup plain whipped cream and then another 2 tablespoons blueberry mixture. Repeat the layering process two more times until all ingredients are used up ending with a layer of plain whipped cream on top. Cover the blueberry icebox cake tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.
Other recipes for icebox cakes
There are many different kinds of icebox cakes to choose from other than just blueberry. For example, you can make a strawberry icebox cake, lemon icebox cake, or cherry icebox cake.
Tips on making the perfect blueberry icebox cake
Here are some simple tips that you can follow when learning how to make an icebox cake. First, decide if you want to go with just one fruit for your entire desserts such as strawberries or blueberries or if you want to use multiple fruits like in the recipe above which has both blueberries and strawberries. Next, choose a basic whip cream recipe and add either fruit puree, liqueur, or another ingredient of your liking to create a flavored cream for your cakes. Also, try using different flavors of whip cream such as vanilla, raspberry, chocolate, mint, etc. Lastly, try spraying whipped creams on the plastic wrap so it sticks better to your cakes and makes for easier removal.
With blueberry season in full swing, we’ve compiled one of our favorite recipe for you to try. Whether you prefer a classic icebox cake or something more decadent like cheesecake brownies with fresh berries on top, blueberries just take any dessert to a whole other level. Try this blueberry icebox cake and enjoy the deliciousness of fresh blueberries.